Tag Archives: MIL

Oh What to Take?

I believe I mentioned, long, long ago how my husband has THREE family reunions every summer? My family tends only to see one another en masse at funerals and weddings. It exploded in the 70s, my parents blew it up, … Continue reading

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My Secret Shame

I was readin vanbytheriver last night, which was a fun little read about birds and love. It struck me as funny-odd that she didn’t know the birds in question were mourning doves, but then I had to mention in a family of birders, … Continue reading

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Funeral Hat

I began this post last fall, and I don’t know when or if I would have posted it, had I not read Prajakta’s post along the same lines. Just Jot It January brings a lot of inspiration. Today’s prompt is … Continue reading

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#ThursdayDoors — Update on The Big Blue House

For those of you who are regular visitors, you should be familiar with The Big Blue House. For those of you who don’t know, The Big Blue House is a house that belonged in The Mister’s family for a long, … Continue reading

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That Rain Song…

John’s post about rain songs reminded me of how one day my MIL asked me if I could use my computer to help her find a rain song. That’s what she said. “A song about rain,” she said. She didn’t mean … Continue reading

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Reach Out and Touch Faith

I hate being asked what kind of music I like. I like good music, Duh. Doesn’t everyone like good music? Most of my music collection is from the 90’s, because that’s the decade of my youth, also Duh. I very … Continue reading

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T — True Moves to the Big City

True is a friend I made when we were both in Ft. Stewart, Georgia. Our husbands were in the same unit. I met her at my first FRG meeting. (That’s Family Readiness Group, which is supposed to provide support to families of … Continue reading

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Elegance

I’m flummoxed. Elegance eludes me. Perhaps the most elegant solution is to explain that I have no admiration of elegance beyond the aesthetic of “Ooh, pretteh!” Elegance is not my forte. I recognize elegance and I’m tellin you, I ain’t got … Continue reading

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Christmas Postathon — Day 13

“Gift bags or wrapping paper?” Nancy asks. I love to wrap. Love it. So relaxing. So pretty. I find it quite zen. While I wrap, I think about the person opening the gift, and what their reaction will be. Anticipation … Continue reading

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It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere

I hope you all had a lovely Thanksgiving and my birthday yesterday. I sure enjoyed it. I’m going to ramble a bit, a lil nonsense never hurt anyone, right? So, first of all, my in-laws went to Granny’s and we … Continue reading

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