Category Archives: growing up

MLiP Wednesday: Severe Weather Awareness Week

Here in Wisconsin (and maybe other states), every April, we have “Severe Weather Awareness Week“.  The statewide Tornado Drill is tomorrow.  Monday, NBC 15’s beloved weather man, Charlie Shortino, spoke about lightning strikes.  Tuesday was Severe Thunderstorms, today: tornadoes. As … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning and thoughts of “Gram”

I have found myself in recent weeks amused and pondering how similar I am to my grandmothers, maternal and paternal.  Sadly, I never knew my maternal grandmother, going only on stories from my Mom, and how she was always amused … Continue reading

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11/25/2012 Sunday Search Terms and Project 365 – Random Facts:324-330

Good Morning, Dear Readers, and a very happy Sunday to you all! Have you noticed that during this time of the year, the days just seem to get away from you even when you don’t feel like you’re doing much … Continue reading

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Part 4: My Life with Mice – There’s a Mouse on my BED!

*Please note… I really wish I had decent drawing skills.  Sadly, the ‘perfect’ illustrations I have in my head for this story don’t seem to transfer to paper.  You’ll just have to use your imagination. Something interesting was always happening … Continue reading

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Part 3: My Life with Mice – Mice wear tap shoes…the Beginning.

Last time on My Life with Mice, I wrote about Tap Dancing Mice.  This is how it began… There I was, a younger Me, lying in bed, pondering life’s great mysteries and I heard it.  On the ceiling above my bed was … Continue reading

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A note about bullying.

I saw a video yesterday that a friend shared on Facebook, and it had me sobbing.  If you’ve never been bullied, you may not understand how this boy feels.  I wasn’t physically bullied, but there were verbal taunts.  Thankfully, before … Continue reading

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Before Santa, there is Saint Nicholas

For so many of you poor people out there, you have never experienced the childhood angst of Saint Nicholas Day.  Having grown up where I did (spoiler alert!  I grew up in one of the states where Saint Nicholas Day … Continue reading

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