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The Small Things

Small, but good. Smell A nicely scented soap that does exactly what it is supposed to do, which is to clean your hands while providing a pleasant olfactory experience. The smell of winter clinging to my hubby when he comes … Continue reading

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Dates

Pitted dates taste good, but geez, it’s a struggle to put the creepy-looking things in my mouth and chew them. They look like dead cockroaches!

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Another Year Older

September is over, but it deserves mention as a lovely month in both form and content. It was made of gorgeous late-summer and early-fall days. It was filled with fun things like campfires, family get-togethers, a visit to a farm, … Continue reading

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Fall Highlights

Two weeks ago my Faithful Reader surprised me with a campfire in our yard. It was a clear, cold night and the stars were bright, a perfect night for a fire. It was so much fun that we resolved to … Continue reading

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Toad and Frog

There is a breakfast dish that my father taught me how to make when I was a child. He called it “toad-in-the-hole.” You take a slice of bread, cut a hole in the middle of it with a drinking glass, … Continue reading

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Ain’t That Nice?

I awoke the other morning to the smell of baking bread and when I went to change the baby’s diaper, I found a note saying, “Bread will be done at 8:30 a.m.. Take it out, let it cool, then eat … Continue reading

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Bad Cat, Bad Cat

Mojo ate my blueberry muffin. On a day of leaky house plumbing, leaky diapers, and the final judgment that my son isn’t gaining enough weight, Mojo’s naughtiness was especially hard to take. All I wanted was a snack. Was that … Continue reading

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Until Next Year

My mom usually gets me a big basket of Easter candy, but not this year. She knew I was pregnant and that babies don’t need a lot of chocolate. She did get me a bag of Cadbury Mini Eggs, though. … Continue reading

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My Own Reward

I’ve never believed that tripe about virtue being its own reward. To me, one of the saddest things about this world is that if you don’t get things done, eventually someone will come along and tell you what a lazy … Continue reading

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More Cake!

On the day of the wedding, Faithful Reader and I cut the cake according to tradition and fed each other small pieces, while I (and perhaps he, too) prayed for the embarrassment to be over quickly. If I had known … Continue reading

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