Category Archives: Family

Singin’ in the Rain

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is snuggling down in front of the fire with the family,* sipping wine and watching some of our most beloved movies. Fortunately for me, this intimate group is overpopulated by nerds, and we love us … Continue reading

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Cookies, Colds and Crap

You don’t get a cold from being cold. Germs, people! There is so much to worry about in our world right now; world leaders who thrive on stirring the pot, escalating tensions in North Korea and the Middle East, crime … Continue reading

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Never Say Never

A year ago I was thinking about things I wanted to do in my hometown before I move across country. I also pledged, in writing, that I would never again do a couple of activities very popular in my area. Well, … Continue reading

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Boxes of Boxes

I am not a “stuff” person. Hubs and I have surprisingly little amounts of boxed treasures or doodads, displayed or hidden. Our decorative taste can best be described as minimalist. This has been an intentional decision, a continual process of … Continue reading

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Of Pot and Axe

I get incensed when I read those click bait articles regarding 10 things older women should not wear, or 14 make-up don’ts for those over forty, acceptable hairstyles for older women, etc… This type of drivel is obviously (poorly) written … Continue reading

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Debating Dumb

  Trust me, it’s not political, keep reading. There is a great debate in the Hag’s house whether our much-loved canine cohort is, indeed, dumb. There is evidence to support this theory. She hasn’t learned to open doors, like one … Continue reading

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I Hope I am a Pineapple

Pineapples are rough and tough on the outside, with prickly spikes ready to jab those who don’t take heed or precautions. Inside, they are rather sweet and delicious, without being cloying. That is me on my best days. I am … Continue reading

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