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Kitchen Crimes and Trash Talk

Once this tweet was posted, a follower felt the need to tell me about how his mother taught her sons to cook and clean and how men should do this and children should do that and yadda yadda — three whole @s he … Continue reading

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Whatter Company

Back in 2013, when we bought our house, I called and set up our utilities. The water company was not whatever it was I paid in Indy before we left, because our city within the city has its own. Whole new bill … Continue reading

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M is for Meanwhile

I’m halfway through A-Z. Meanwhile, life goes on with no regard to alphabetical order. So let’s see… Yesterday, I met local food blogger Benson for a DoorScursion. We walked through a bit of his old stomping grounds, a neighborhood called Brightwood. … Continue reading

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Turning Chaos Into Order Since…

For many years, I’ve said my job is making order out of chaos. There were times I had two or four kids and a paying job, but they were short stints, and quite honestly, they overlap with the worst times … Continue reading

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We’re Not in Georgia Anymore

In a strange and horrible turn of events, a tornado swept through Ft. Stewart, Georgia where we used to live. No one was severely injured, no one died, but a number of places and possessions were destroyed. People are displaced. We … Continue reading

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The Garage: A Rant

The first time we saw our house, we couldn’t actually see the garage. It was jam-packed full. I have a dad who kept his garage as tidy and organized as the house, even going so far as to park the … Continue reading

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Fall Is My Friend

Today, I am mourning the loss of Fall Break. I could write an ode to Fall Break, if I had had more sleep. I didn’t have more sleep, because Fall Break has ended. For nine days, I enjoyed the sleeping … Continue reading

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The Taste of Home

Yesterday, I made this tortellini soup. The daughter of my old friend, Tori, no longer with us, asked me for the recipe. Y’all know I don’t really do recipes, but I sent her directions. The power of a good soup … Continue reading

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Dimmer. Dimmer Still.

After commenting on Dan’s post at No Facilities today, he reminded me I’ve mentioned the battle of the lights over here at my house. I’ve alluded to it, but never written about it. About his wife, Dan wrote, “Turning a light on … Continue reading

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The Doors (and not the groovy kind)

Some of my fellow bloggers post pictures of beautiful or interesting doors on Thursdays. I’m over here writin about door fail on a Tuesday. Home improvement bloggers are all, “It’s such a relief to have changed all my doorknobs to oil-rubbed … Continue reading

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