Monthly Archives: December 2011


Today is a day for normalize; for routine.  I have washed dishes.  I have washed, dried, folded, and put away laundry with the humming of the washer in the background to remind me there is more to come.  I have … Continue reading

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My WordPress Therapy – Session Two

It was mention of the toenail trimming that made me finally loose it. Not seeing my dad in restraints. Not watching my dad thrash uncontrollably. Not the expressions on his face nor the noises he made, grunting and half words. … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Happy Dogs in Subaru

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A Week of Awards

My gosh.  The Versatile Blogger Award, for me?  Why thank you!  I was greatly surprised to find out that Heatherbell over at Patchwork Of Life had nominated me for The Versatile Blogger Award just shortly after I had received The … Continue reading

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My Attempt at Gourmet Baking

I am a nervous cook. I read and reread a recipe ad nauseum.  I set out the required ingredients before I start.  I am more that a bit compulsive.  Seriously people, I was well into my 20s before I stopped … Continue reading

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The Liebster Award

I was quite surprised and more than a bit excited to find out that Jodi over at jodistone had presented me with The Liebster Award.  Thank you Jodi for recognizing my blog with this award!  Jodi’s blog, which tells of … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – For the Birds

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Uphill Both Ways

My dad used to tell a story of how when he was a boy he had to walk miles to school, across farm fields and up steep hills, in rain or snow, to get to the one room school house … Continue reading

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