Category Archives: my life

DIvision

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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Dear Jebus, Maverick

*My friend’s little girl, all of 3 years old, prays to “Dear Jebus” and we think it’s adorable. Dogs are creatures of routine. There is no dog more a creature of habit than mine. We get up, jump on Mommah, … Continue reading

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It’s snowing and we’ve become a nation of woosies

I hate snow. Anyone who’s known me for more than 5 minutes knows that I hate snow with a burning hatred that I reserve for few things. There are many reasons for this hatred – one of them is the … Continue reading

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How can you mend a broken hand?

So yesterday, while meandering along on our second walk, I stopped paying attention to my feet and managed to step off the sidewalk, turn my foot weird and fall on my ass. Or my hand. And my hip. A very … Continue reading

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We have a tree in the house!

For the past two years, because of the Tiny Terror, we’ve had a small artificial Christmas tree. I bought that little tree the year my mom died, only because my great nephew, who was two years old at the time, … Continue reading

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Do you remember?

Do you remember walking into a store and seeing smiles? Do you remember seeing shelves full of goods, more than you could ever want? Do you remember turning on the news and seeing actual stories, real reporting? Do you remember … Continue reading

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No, *Janet, you will not ruin Christmas

*with apologies to anyone named Janet My oldest sister would have loved what’s going on in the world today. Janet, yes that was her name, loved rules. She had rules for everything, from how to vacuum a floor – you … Continue reading

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Fear and loathing

Trigger warning – I use the f word a lot in this post. (sorry) I’ve been trying to write something for over a week and I just can’t seem to get past a few paragraphs. Most days I walk around … Continue reading

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