Monthly Archives: October 2013

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“Sweetcorn. Yes, sweetcorn.” “Corn cob holders.” “They’re called silks.” “No, tassels come out the top.” I was able to get my hands on some organic corn last week, and I was indignant at the lack of enthusiasm my children displayed. … Continue reading

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Warming Up for Winter

Uh. The Fall, she is fleeting a bit too fast for me. *opens door and hollers* “Fall! Faaaaaal! Come back!” I’m cold. I’ve been cold since um, um, hm? sometime last week? It’s runnin 25-45 degrees from night to day, … Continue reading

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My Red Stapler

At least once a day, I thank God for the fact that my husband is not fighting in a foreign land. Then I thank God that he won’t be going back into combat. Sometimes I even thank my husband for … Continue reading

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A Friday in Brown County

I must have needed some Rumpelstiltskin-like sleep last night. I woke up late enough to look at a second clock. I still drank coffee and ate shredded wheat, even though it really was time for lunch. You see, we spent … Continue reading

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Better than A Scaredy Cat, Not quite as Awesome as a Duck…

I’m winning at anxiety. I’m not going to declare I’ve won. I don’t even know if that’s possible. But I do know that I’m feeling…normal? normal-er? better? Let’s stick to better. It’s been about three years since I was diagnosed. … Continue reading

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Rebel Bread

“Instant vanilla pudding mix? What the fuck?! You cannot be serious!” These are the words that I yelled to no one in particular while I was making Amish Friendship Bread last night. Since when does it call for vanilla pudding … Continue reading

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The Dining Room Project

I can’t write. Y’all love it when I blog about my inability to blog, right? I have begun The Dining Room Project. DUH-DUH-DUHHH! It’s just cosmetic stuff. Paint. Paintable wallpaper. Trim. Built-ins. Ceilings. Ceilings is plural, because one of the … Continue reading

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I Must Confess, This post Might make you Hungry

I must confess, it rained and stormed all day yesterday, and still it rains. Oh, that’s not my confession. My confession is that I didn’t get a single thing done in the yard, unless you count picking apples…and it’s not … Continue reading

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Outside

Did I tell you I have apple trees? I do. They weren’t taken care of for who knows how long, and certainly not this summer, so I’ve a fair amount of rotten apples in the yard, and few yummy ones … Continue reading

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Sleeping on the Job

For years, I have been a stay-home mommy. You know what the joy of being the stay-home mommy is? Constant assumptions and judgement. Oh, no, wait, that’s the joy of being a woman. Oh, no, I mean, the joy of … Continue reading

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