Category Archives: Crazy Me

SITY: Birthday Spider

If you see a spider on your birthday, then it’s a Birthday Spider. This is my Birthday Spider. He was green (my favorite color), and he made this beautiful web.  

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SITY: Birthday Frog

If you see a frog on your birthday, then it’s a Birthday Frog. My Birthday Frog was hiding in the grass, shyly. I had thought that one needed luck in order to find a Birthday Frog, but I have it … Continue reading

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Another Today

Today… I printed my latest work project so that I can give it a final check before sending it to Typesetting. It wasn’t quite done, but the finished parts were in good shape. Considering all the time off I’ve taken … Continue reading

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Four More Times

The kids went to the dentist for a check-up earlier this week. The dentist gave my husband some shocking news: Marshall has only four baby teeth left. Now the Tooth Fairy is sad, because she will only be able to … Continue reading

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Palindrome Days

Last night, as I was writing in my journal, I realized something special about the date (8/17/18). It’s a palindrome (81718). My next thought was that palindromic dates must occur all the time, so no big deal. But, after thinking … Continue reading

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Not the Same

Today I am reminded about how we cannot judge other people’s situations and experiences by our own. Yesterday morning I slathered the kids with sunscreen, as usual, and sent them on their merry way to day camp. The weather was … Continue reading

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Bad Keyboards

I use two laptop computers. I have my personal laptop (on which I do all my online shopping, writing, and social media), and my work laptop (on which I do work only). I know some people think I’m crazy for … Continue reading

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Eggsaggerated Fears

Right around the time that our wild black raspberry bush stopped fruiting, the blackberries started to ripen. At first, it was just a few berries per day, then a few more. So, for the last few weeks, I’ve been eating … Continue reading

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I Just Shouldn’t

I shouldn’t read the news. I also shouldn’t listen to anyone who wants to tell me about the news. My husband just told me the other day that the emerald ash borer has been spotted in Rhode Island. Great. Next … Continue reading

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Day Off 2

Like yesterday, today was a day off for me. Unlike yesterday, I felt no compulsion to use my time wisely. I woke up late, lobbed around, wallowed in the sludge of the Internet for a while. The only thing I … Continue reading

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