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When I grow up I want to be a crossing guard

It takes a certain type of person to be a crossing guard.                                  First of all, you have to look good in orange.  Check. Gotta like kids.  Check. Gotta be reliable.  Check.                          Gotta be willing to get up early, and … Continue reading

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Thursdays are my Friday

Good Lord!  I’m out of town for one night and I come back to an overflowing in-box.  You people are maniacs.  Two hours later I’ve caught up on my fav-o-blogs and I’m ready to fill your in-box with wit.  Right … Continue reading

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study, eat, delete

Rainy Sunday passes quickly.  Been sitting at the keyboard for most of the day so far, moving pictures around, deleting the dumb ones, pushing the old ones onto the external hard drive to make room for more…. Walk around the … Continue reading

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Beware The Cake Personality Test

Whaddya think, peeps?  Is it safe?  I have recently received comments from 2 people who suggested I take The Cake Personality Test.  Excuse me? I’m suspicious.  I clicked on the blog address of the commenters and both of them had … Continue reading

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If you were a cake I would eat you

Just for the sake of argument, let’s say you were a cake.  What kind of cake would you be?  Would you be a pancake or a cupcake?  A cheesecake or a cream cake? A tiramisu cake or a blue cake?  … Continue reading

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Drama in Real Life!

When I was a kid, my mom had a subscription to Reader’s Digest.  The hutch at the end of the hall was full of back issues.  On rainy days we spent hours sitting on the floor and reading.  Our favorites … Continue reading

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Stylish Smilish

My fabulous and decidedly stylish friend, Margaret Reyes Dempsey, of Conjuring My Muse fame, has bestowed upon me a vat of fresh and rather aromatic blog fodder in the form of ……..The Stylish Blogger Award.    Thanks, Margaret!  Of course, there’s no such … Continue reading

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Party at my house

Walking along the warm sunny path by the creek, ducks with their butts in the air scooping goodies from down below, it occurred to me that I had to do something. A huge chunk of you, yes you, my blog-friends, are suffering … Continue reading

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shiny new buildings and grumpy old men

Brand new art building.  Last semester at the community college, then it’s on to the University for nursing school.  Prerequisites behind me, this semester involves two art classes; Ceramics and Basic Digital Photography.  I shiver and shudder when I think … Continue reading

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Crunchy, salty, sweet and peachy.

January 20th is National Buttercrunch Day.  Buttercrunch is American toffee, toffee coated with chocolate and almonds, so sayeth his Google-ness.  Not to be confused, lest you irritate an Englishman, with English toffee.  Go here for a detailed explanation: http://www.thenibble.com/reviews/main/candy/toffee/toffee-information2.asp Because he is a very … Continue reading

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