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Negatives and Positives

My PCR test came back negative. We had hoped it would, and mostly expected it to, but it’s a relief to have a definitive answer. As a family, we share our germs whether we want to or not, so a … Continue reading

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Covid on My Mind

I had a cold last week. It was mild, and I wasn’t coughing or sneezing much. But, after getting negative results from two rapid Covid tests and subsequently spending time with friends and family for Thanksgiving, I totally lost my … Continue reading

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Too Much Christmas, Much Too Soon

My husband and I stopped at Target on Tuesday to return a few things. While we were there, I checked to see if they had any discounted Halloween candy, because I had a hankering for candy corn. Whoever was responsible … Continue reading

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Today’s Surprise

Today I found out that my former friend ran for State Representative in the election on Tuesday. I feel a little proud of her, because running for office is a big deal, and I feel a little sorry for her, … Continue reading

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Random 11/6/2022

I got my flu and Covid vaccines Monday before last. I had anticipated feeling like crap for at least 24 hours afterward, but in reality it wasn’t that bad. I got one shot per arm. The flu-shot arm hurt for … Continue reading

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Speaking of Goals . . .

Another goal I’ve been working on is finishing the Top 100 Children’s Books. Earlier this year it occurred to me that I’d had the list on my blog for a long time but hadn’t made much progress on it. The … Continue reading

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Random 10/19/22

On Sunday we took the kids to a local farm to get some apples and pumpkins. We decided to try two classic apple varieties that we hadn’t had before. One was Northern Spy, which we baked into an an apple … Continue reading

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Last Weekend

We visited my parents last weekend. It was great to finally see them again. We spent most of the weekend just catching up. Otherwise we didn’t do much except take a few walks. That was fine by me. I was … Continue reading

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Step on a Crack . . .

My back has been hurting for a week now, which raises an important question: did one of the kids step on a crack and break their mother’s back? It’s certainly possible. But these kids, I tell you, they would not … Continue reading

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Reading Report: Mid-July 2022

Currently reading: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling and Hatchet by Gary Paulson Recently finished: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling and Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome We are close to the … Continue reading

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