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Won It!

Today I hit the 50K mark on my novel. Finally! So I’ve won NaNoWriMo, just a little late (which is to be expected, since I’m hardly ever on time for anything).

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SITY: Wild Berries

Our yard is a mess, and we need to do some landscaping. So I asked myself, what should I think about planting around the edges of the yard? As if in answer, I found these. Clearly we ought to have … Continue reading

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Today’s Highlights

I got up early enough this morning to pack Livia a lunch for her field trip and to coat her in sunscreen before she left. Whew! After the kids left, I remembered to write my Morning Pages, and I could … Continue reading

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More Ways Than One

I said the other day that I liked to watch all of the flying insects in my yard. That’s not technically accurate. I do not like mosquitoes, and I particularly dislike them when they come into my home to bite … Continue reading

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SITY: Green Bees

There is one species of insect that appears to be doing well in my yard this year: green bees. I saw many of them on Sunday while I was outside taking pictures. According to Wikipedia, green bees live in rotten … Continue reading

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Grateful

Today I found out what was wrong with my car. It wasn’t just a problem with the ABS system. It was a brake fluid leak. Scary. So I’m feeling especially grateful that it happened where it happened and that I … Continue reading

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Three and Three

1 2 I took the day off from work. Around mid-morning I went to the library with the intention of having a leisurely look through the new books. I planned to follow that up with a walk in the woods. … Continue reading

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An Epic Fail

The December 2017 issue of Smithsonian contained an article called “The Strange Beauty of the Epic Fail” by Franz Lidz. The part that was most interesting to me was that one of the “epic failures” is a product that I … Continue reading

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Too Much Coffee

I think I have fully proven that coffee makes me anxious.

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Tick Resolutions Don’t Stick

I commented on Facebook just a few weeks ago that I wasn’t going to read any articles about ticks this year. “Ticks are scary enough all by themselves,” I said. ” I don’t need to read, or think, or worry … Continue reading

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