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Lazy Bones

Other than when my husband sings in the mornings, “Lazy Mary you gotta get up, we needs the sheets for the table”, I don’t particularly like the word lazy — there seems to be...

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Hey Lady, Can You Fix My Car??

When I was in high school, it was a requirement that girls take Home Economics — the boys, Wood Shop and Auto Mechanics. As I recall, those were obligations that had to be met...

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How Much Is That Doggie in the Window

The office supply place where I normally shop downsized — half of their space went to the big pet store next door and now that shop has a place where they showcase dogs that...

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Just Be

  A couple of days ago I read that Wayne Dyer had died.  I was not a devotee of his — no specific reason except that in the early years of 2000 when he...

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Happy Trails

I like going on hikes.  I have a husband who likes walking just fine but who chooses to ponder the scenery while getting exercise, more than I do.  He loves to contemplate the landscape and...

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Sugar, Sugar

I go through periods of time where I eat sugary things and others where I abolish almost all refined sugar from my life.  Sugar can be an addictive substance for me  — once I...

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Words, Words, Words

I think of myself as being good with words and definitions  — and was slightly horrified when I discovered that two words I have used plenty of times over the years, I have used...

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Say Cheese

Dear Cheese: I love you. You have been my passion for as long as I can remember. As many years as we have spent in each other’s company, I can truly say that you...

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Oatmeal

My mother used to fix oatmeal for breakfast on cold winter mornings.  It was delicious and more importantly, she told me it would “stick to my ribs”.  I always have assumed that sticking to...

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Birth Order

  Birth order is an interesting thing.  Some people swear it goes a long way in determining personality characteristics, some people are dismissive of the idea that it has influence. I grew up the...

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