Tag Archives: Life

James vs. the Plant

A week and a half ago I introduced a new houseplant into our home. The odds are stacked against it for several reasons, the top three reasons being: me, our cats, and me. To shrug off the responsibility and the … Continue reading

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Sweet(s)!

Carter likes things that are old (I refuse to use the word antique because some of the items he view as antique are from the 80’s). He also likes things that are sweet. He has recently become enthralled with his … Continue reading

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Lost his… Marbles?

Now that we are consistently in the triple digits here in Phoenix, Husband has decided it is time to do some roof maintenance, maintenance he has been putting off. Apparently we have a plethora of ladders, ranging from the very … Continue reading

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Oatmeal-Old

I came to the harsh realization yesterday that I have reached the Oatmeal-Old Age. No, I’m not at the Plain Oatmeal-Old Age, yet. I’m more at the Raisins, Nuts, and Brown Sugar Oatmeal-Old Age. Don’t get me wrong, I know … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Unprotected

This is what happens when I take the mattress protector off to wash it. How do they know?

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A Trader Joe’s Christmas in Spring

As like most things, shopping looks a lot different in this time of COVID-19. Husband is the main grocery store shopper. He goes out as infrequently as possible, using curbside pick-up whenever possible. The list of places we shop has … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Sorry Eyes, Bitter Heart

Sasha fancies herself to be a cat, even though she is clearly not a cat. She greatly enjoys sneaking up onto the back of our couch cushions, straddling them, and then falling asleep. She knows the word “off” and will … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Into Pieces and Back Again

Husband did some research and then a seven dollar part and a couple hours later my computer was back. This was my laptop on Thursday. It had been acting up – randomly making chargers unusable (yes, more than one), slowing … Continue reading

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Am I Married to He Who Must Not Be Named?

Last weekend as I was focused on cleaning the garage, Husband shaved his facial hair. Without warning. The last time this happened was about ten years ago. Basically, Cody and Carter do not know of a time when he did … Continue reading

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The 90’s had a Smell and I Found it in my Garage

Our garage. It is a turmoil of stuff – stuff we need, stuff we don’t need, stuff we don’t even know we have and don’t need (or do we?).  Plainly, just too much stuff if you ask me. If you … Continue reading

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