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SITY: Spring is Here

There’s still snow on the ground, but only in patches now, in the places where the plow had piled it high, and in the shadowy areas where the warmth of the March sunlight hasn’t reached yet. There’s a chance of … Continue reading

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Banana Blues

There are few things as disgusting as an under-ripe banana. It’s technically edible, so it won’t kill you. The combination of icky taste and texture just might make you with you were dead.

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Limited Progress on List

I have a long to-do list for the weekend. I didn’t get much of it done today. Mostly I cleaned the kids’ room, which wasn’t on the list, but it needed to be done. I also did laundry and dishes, … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions

My children have unexpectedly been offered the chance to take music lessons for a reasonable price. Though reasonable, it’s far from cheap. So I keep thinking to myself, “Do I really want to leave my children’s musical education in a … Continue reading

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Trying to Save a Few Bucks

I cancelled my New York Times newspaper delivery. I had fallen behind on doing the crossword, and I was bad (really bad!) about tipping the delivery people. Plus, it was taking up a lot of time every week to go … Continue reading

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If That Isn’t Love, What Is?

My husband and I didn’t celebrate Valentine’s Day this year. But then, on a random day this week, he presented me with a gift, fashionably tied with twine, and a little card stating that it was a “Non-Valentine’s gift, just … Continue reading

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Happening Here

On Tuesday I went to the office for an editorial meeting. I also met separately with my boss to talk about some ideas that I’ve been working on. Most of the ideas were about changing the way we do certain … Continue reading

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Another Way Mice Suck

The reason I went into the junk drawer today was to gather the box tops that we’ve clipped from food containers over the last few months. There’s a little baggie in the drawer for the box tops to go in, … Continue reading

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Magic and Science

Lately I’ve been streaming The Librarians, a TV show in which a team of librarians protect the world from evil magicians and dangerous magical artifacts. It’s a silly show, but entertaining. Favorite quote so far: “Magic is not an exact … Continue reading

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Why Does Everything Have to Take So Long?

Today I’m continuing my efforts to clean up around here (“here” meaning my head, the blog, and my house). I did dishes and laundry. I cleaned out my closet. I deleted or posted all but 9 draft blog posts. I … Continue reading

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