Category Archives: my life

Saturday, bathrooms, routines, and random thoughts

We are creatures of habit here in the kingdom. Disruptions to our routine are not met with joy but we manage to adjust when we have to – Bear’s work schedule has gone from second shift when I first met … Continue reading

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Random thoughts while eating blueberries

Blueberries and vanilla yogurt make me happy. Why in the name of all that is holy did I decide to buy 4 pints of blueberries when I’m the only one who eats them? I’m grateful for my freezer today. Did … Continue reading

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Thoughts while waiting and a minor rant

My great nephew, who is the joy of my life and has been since the day he first drew breath, is graduating from college tomorrow. He’s getting an award today so I’m waiting for the live stream to start. I’ll … Continue reading

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How do you define “Cluster***k?”

Today was not Monday but it should have been. We got up to the phone ringing – my brother in law had taken his car in for inspection and it needed a ball joint. I think I need a few … Continue reading

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I miss letters. I miss writing long, chatty letters to people. When I was a kid, my two best friends left me behind as they were sent off to boarding school. (I had wealthy friends). They were at different schools … Continue reading

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well, I didn’t have a heart attack

Maverick decided to break his lead this morning. We have like 5000 feet of snow out there and he’s off and running in the woods. I can get through the woods on a good day, but with all this snow, … Continue reading

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Pondering things that don’t make sense

It’s been really cold here. It’s also supposed to snow tomorrow and the next day and maybe the day after that. Oh, yippee, two of my least favorite things. I’m seeing this comment on weather pages and it makes no … Continue reading

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And not the kind you learned in Math classes. We walk every day at the local park because without two walks a day, Maverick is unbearable to live with. I adore him. I am old and he is not. He … Continue reading

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The sound of scissors

Which is nothing like the sound of silence. When I was a wee one, many centuries ago, I would sit on my mother’s lap when she was sewing, and when she was cutting fabric, and pretty much any time she … Continue reading

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Why, why, why, why?

Okay. The baby quilt is all quilted. Last block was done on Monday – not heavily quilted, it’s just straight lines but it’s done and I think it’s okay. But Now I have to finish it I have to bind … Continue reading

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