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Neurotic Bitch, Mother, Wife, Writer, Word Whore, Foodie and General Go-To-Girl

#ThursdayDoors — Miniatures

  It’s only about the size of my hand. This one’s less deceiving:   Dollhouse doors? Kinda. The dollhouses at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis are actually not dollhouses, they’re miniatures. Miniature replicas of real-life rooms in historical homes. From … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday — Maybe, but Gravy, Baby!

“I think I’ll stay home tomorrow, bake chicken pot pies. You can take my car if you want.” “I take it your car needs gas.” One-Liner Wednesday is brought to you by LindaGHill  

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SoCS — Guess What?

Chicken butt. Chicken butt not featured: Turkey sold separately. I made my annual trip to the Indiana State Fair and somehow neglected to get any chicken butt shots. Oh well, whaddya gonna do? Guess what? Ever since SOME EARLY BIRD … Continue reading

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Text With The Fam During Study Hall

  Sassers: When you listen to Carmen and you’re like, “Jeez I don’t know if I can do thiiiiis!” Joey: Psh! You ALWAYS say that and you ALWAYS learn the fings. Sassers: I knooow, but like, it’s one of the … Continue reading

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#ThursdayDoors — BSU

Today I bring you more doors from Ball State University. Most of the older buildings are on the south end of campus. I’da liked to capture more doors in the quad, from the quad, but there were hundreds of kids … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday — Abrupt Levity

The Mister and I were snuggled up sweetly, contemplating the horrors of Joel and Julia’s divorceĀ¹ when I said, “I can’t imagine being divorced. I can imagine you dead, cause I’ve done that so many timesĀ², and — ” His … Continue reading

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Guilty Chicken

This post is dedicated to my friend Matt, who never has a good fast food experience. Moo and I stole some homophobic chicken. We did. We didn’t mean to steal it. Have you ever accidentally stolen anything? It.is.so.awkward. I ordered … Continue reading

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Harrowing Narrowing Peril

A while back we went to the second of three reunions my husband’s family holds each year. Before we left, The Mister talked to me about directions and I was all, “Mmmhm, okay,” because I don’t know the ways. I … Continue reading

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SoCS — All High, No Low

High: My HME come to visit me. “Mama’s havin a sleepover.” Driving around catching up, choosing fish at the market, sampling cheese. Pajamas on the porch. Aperol spritzers. Orange slice candies. Talking into the wee hours. Laughing and crying over … Continue reading

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#ThursdayDoors — Ball Gymnasium

Upon return to my old campus, I made several selections for #ThursdayDoors posts. This one is Ball Gymnasium, finished in 1925. It’s currently where Burris Laboratory School plays. Burris is a K-12 school where Ball State’s teachers-in-training first teach. “Ball … Continue reading

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