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A-Z Challenge C When it comes to fashion, fashion generally laughs in my face. I despise most trends, and usually succumb to them only when they’re literally the only things available. I am practical about clothing purchases. My closet is dull. … Continue reading

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It Was Not The Gift of The Magi

(I don’t know what you’ve read but as an English major I am forever required to allude.) Early in the holiday season, The Mister sent me a link to a groovy watch he thought Bubba would like. I said, “Ooh!” and clicked … Continue reading

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She’s Mean and Green and She Remembers Everything

This post has been elicited by Anxious Mom and the Picture Battle in which she invited me to participate. I’m inviting no one, but feel free to crash the party. *achem*   On one of my thrifting excursions this summer, I came … Continue reading

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Ti-i-i-ime Ain’t On My Side

There are 31 days in July. Every year. Despite this, the summer flies by the same way it drags on. I don’t know how to explain it, I know it doesn’t make sense, but it’s my truth. The last coupla … Continue reading

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When He Shops for Her

I hadda go to the bloody buggery Walmart because my daughter asked for a Lalaloopsy birthday cake, and they carry the kits. I really try not to go to the bloody buggery Walmart, but they make up for certain products my … Continue reading

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Lunchmeat Lady, Who Do You Think You Are?

As many of you know, I don’t eat much meat, and I’m persnickety about it when I do eat it. However, I cook for two rapacious carnivores, so trips to the deli counter are made at least twice a month. Typically, … Continue reading

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It’s too hot. It was sixty-six degrees when I took Moo to her bus stop at seven o’clock, but the air is dense with humidity and my hair frizzed-out before I even left the porch. In addition to all my … Continue reading

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You Might Like Marketing

WordPress lists blogs you might like based on posts and bloggers you’ve liked previously. Twitter suggests people you should follow based on who you already follow. Netflix suggests movies based on what you’ve liked, which is great, unless your kids … Continue reading

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Monday, but with Folly

I had such a day yesterday, Tracey compared me to enacting The Comedy of Errors and I couldn’t argue with the correlation. Dreams and tossing about made sure I slept poorly Sunday night. 6am did not care. I walked the dog, … Continue reading

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“I have this coupon for halfa brain…”

Some of my friends are Couponing. You’ve seen the Extreme Coupon people on television, right? I’ve never watched the shows, but I’ve seen bits about it. They leave the store with carts and carts of products, and then they pay … Continue reading

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