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Things Done and Things Yet to Do

I’m thrilled to be able to say that I’ve already gotten some of my Christmas tasks done. Shutterfly offered me free holiday address labels a couple of weeks ago, so I ordered them and they arrived last week. Yesterday I … Continue reading

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Pointing Out the Obvious

I found this great dress at the mall. I doubt I’d look as good in it as the mannequin does, though. My head’s just not pointy enough.

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Naughty, Naughty

I read an ad in the newspaper about a used bookstore that was going out of business. They were selling their books at $5 per bag. How could we resist such a temptation? Naturally, we went and we spent. Then … Continue reading

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Great Library Binge

It wasn’t my fault! They were selling books at the library, so what was I to do? Just ignore a whole roomful of cheap books? I’ve heard that some people have that ability, but not I. And so yesterday I … Continue reading

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Next at Bat

I picked up a couple of books from the library today. One is the next book in the Vonnegut Marathon, Galapagos. I struggled with the temptation to buy this book because it was cheap and readily available. However, one should … Continue reading

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Winter Salad

For weeks, it was too cold for me to be easily lured outside, but today was beautiful. I decided to run some quick errands, including a stop at the grocery store to pick up some fresh produce. The grocery store … Continue reading

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Euphemistically Speaking

If you had visited this site just minutes ago, you would have seen a post with a “newly-minted” euphemism. I thought it was my word. Then I looked it up and though it’s not in any conventional dictionary, it is … Continue reading

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Life Imitating Art

I must be living in the Monty Python scene where they bring out the dead and one of them says, “But I’m not dead yet!” That’s me. I’m still not dead. In spite of all my efforts to be dead, … Continue reading

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On Cloud Zero

Our new mattress, formerly known as The Cloud, had me floating on air for about two weeks, and then it started to sink and I started to ache. Faithful Reader, who noticed the sagging before I did, agreed that there … Continue reading

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Selfish Spending

While most people have been out wildly spending on gifts for others, Faithful Reader and I have been out selfishly spending on ourselves. First, we bought a king size bed so that we might sleep without smacking each other around … Continue reading

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