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Nothing but Fur

The other day Carter asked me if he could go skinny dipping in our backyard pool.  Considering the time of day – it was daylight – and our location – the middle of one of the largest cities in the … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – A Wish for Soup

I was home sick from work Friday. This means that on Thursday night I had to: put in for a guest teacher, write sub plans (giving as clear of directions as I could in my feverish state on all the … Continue reading

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Surprise Catch

The dogs were a tumbleweed of black fur as I opened the door to let them in. They had been outside to take care of their business and were eager to start their day, eager for their breakfast. Sasha whipped … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Not so Extreme Weather

We were treated to a bit of rain, clouds, and cold this weekend in Phoenix, AZ. Don’t feel too bad for us, however, because while parts of our country are suffering with extreme temperatures this also happened to us over … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Fresh Squeezed

Nothing quite like using fresh squeezed grapefruit juice to make a margarita on a sunny day.  Even better, the citrus was given to us from one of our neighbors. Cheers!

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Simple Sunday – Necessary Dining Room Table Items

On our dining room table can always be found several items.  We’ve got your typical salt and pepper shakers, napkin holder, and sugar bowl, with a candle for mood lighting. We also have the more atypical salt alternative and the … Continue reading

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Lost Day

Yesterday was a lost day, meaning that I went to bed Tuesday evening at 9 p.m. and did not wake up again until yesterday around 3 p.m. I’m not sure what it was that drug me down into the depths … Continue reading

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Not Another Post About New Years Resolutions?!?

When asked if I make resolutions for the New Year, I will tell you that no, I do not. But that is not entirely truthful.  I do reflect on the year gone past and consider actions I can take to … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Wish For

The last week of school before winter break can be a tough one if you are a school teacher.  Most the students are excited about the upcoming holidays and the time off school.  There is a sense of waiting that … Continue reading

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On how we got a Christmas Cockroach

Easley’s Fun Shop, an iconic family owned costume store here in Phoenix, is closing it’s doors after a good long run of 72 years.  Cody and Carter are very aware of this and have been for some time.  (Both boys … Continue reading

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