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2018
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laugh until you can't breathe
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what i did on my summer vacation

so last week i went on vacation, a trip to missouri and to kentucky then back to missouri i will now regale you with stories and pictures from said vacation.   i flew to saint louis and got in my rental car, all very uneventful other than the fact that my suitcase was the first on […]

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february is such a fucking roller coaster

i hate february. i love february. i hate february.  

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2018
family
laugh until you can't breathe
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Day 6

still making better meal choices. We had dinner out friday night, but once in a 5 day period is honestly unheard of for us. we rarely cook even one meal at home during the week. spent the afternoon today with the kid, we cleaned and decluttered the desk and shelf unit in my old office […]

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happy new year

2016 was not a terrible year, we played some games,  got to travel a bit, visit family and celebrate their special day.  met some new friends and found a new friday night hangout place.  got some visits from family and friends as well.   looking forward to 2018 and new adventures.  

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strange phone calls from mom

my mom is magic!! and merry christmas

i am going to flip the script a bit here, this wasn’t a strange phone call from my mom, it was a strange phone call to my mom! so christmas eve day found my daughter and i making an old family cookie recipe that involves rolling and cutting the dough,while the boys talked about video […]

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strange phone calls from mom

T99, wait no 99k

So as i sit here this morning enjoying my coffee and a quick crossword puzzle before the rest of the household begins to stir, the phone rings. i see my mom’s name on the screen and know it is time for  a strange phone call from mom! i can hear a  lot of background noise and realize […]

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random mutterings

Giving Thanks

I was lucky enough to spend Thanksgiving ‘back home’ with my parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and a random of assortment of other family and friends. Had a chance to visit with cousins i have not seen since before we moved from Missouri in 1986, and catch up with others i see somewhat […]

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mending the rift

I will tell you something not a lot of people know… my big sister and I had a very very big fight a few years before she died

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So, there i was…

standing in the kitchen looking confused, trying to figure out what to have for lunch.  tomato soup was an option as was some chef Boyardee something in a can. (it doesn’t matter which variety, they all taste pretty much the same).  and then as I peeked into the fridge one more time I realized I […]

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Hummingbirds = Love

Hummingbirds were my maternal grandmothers favorite bird. i took these this afternoon and they always bring her to mind, she would have been 94 on feb 11, but she passed away in 2011. I am blessed to have so many hummingbirds at my house year round  and i try to keep the feeder filled with […]

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