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Slug time

I took the dog for a walk.   I have nothing else planned today because OH MY GOD, WE’RE ALL GONNA DIE snow is supposed to be coming.   I’ve successfully done next to nothing for the past couple of … Continue reading

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grocery stores and snow storms

I actually do need bread!  I would rather have a root canal without novocaine than go to the grocery store tomorrow because a “BLIZZARD OF EPIC PROPORTIONS!”  is predicted.   The stores will be packed with people in a panic, … Continue reading

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Dear Snow Lovers

In a word, I think you’re nuts Nope, it’s not beautiful Nope, it’s not wonderful Nope, I don’t want to build a snowman, and I’m willing to bet that your kids don’t want to build one either, nor do they … Continue reading

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Ribs, and not the barbecue kind

My ribs hurt.   Aching, jabbing, pains from nowhere that make me catch my breath and tighten up every muscle – which makes it hurt  – and I know it makes it hurt more, but it’s the automatic reaction to … Continue reading

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February got me again

I hate Winter. This is not news I was doing okay till February.   We didn’t have hardly any snow.   We were just moseying along, waiting for the flowers and the grass to come back, hanging in there. I … Continue reading

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Autumn

What we think it will be: Crisp days, cool nights, leaves turning beautiful colors Fires in the fireplace Long, cozy nights, reading by the fire Knitting warm snuggly things Drinking hot chocolate What is really is: damp, cold days that … Continue reading

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Being a student, once again

It’s been a few years since grad school.   I had forgotten how stressful it is to be a student.   Holy cow! I’m taking a class online to learn to teach online.   It’s interesting, and I’m learning a … Continue reading

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T’is the season of dread

To everyone else it may be Fall.   It may be wonderful times of cool days and cold nights, falling leaves and anticipation of snow days, holidays, family time.   For me, it’s cold and achy bones.   It’s anticipation … Continue reading

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Cold, damp, ouch

The good thing about it raining all day is that I don’t have to water the garden. The bad thing is that the damp is making my bones ache – chondritis is not my friend. Chondritis isn’t anyone’s friend! Got … Continue reading

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It sure is Monday!

Max woke me up at some point, whining in his sleep.  I think it was a bad dream, he settled right down when I put my hand on him.   He went back to sleep, I was awake for an … Continue reading

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