Category Archives: Life

Fancy Coffee Friday: Community Building

We’re over halfway through 2020 The Year of the Pandemic, and I’m more than halfway through my goal of reading 80 books by the end of the year. Many of these books, no matter the genre, mention the importance of … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: A Measure of Success

Yesterday, without really thinking through my day, I got dressed for the office and packed my lunch for the day. I wore a white suit (yes, white after Labor Day – I’m a REBEL!) and brought leftover Cauliflower & Chickpea … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: The Unfriending

The other day I came across an article about 26 things people should do every year which struck a chord with me. Number eight on that list was “purge”. Purge all the things, contacts, people, whatever – anything that doesn’t bring you joy. I’m … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: With a Little Help From My Friends

I’m not a Beatles fan by definition, but this song came to mind during a recent email exchange with a dear Internet Friend of mine.  I was responding to a series of recent events they’d gone through and in my … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: I only needed a bra*

It is safe to say that I hold shopping for everything other than food and beverage in the same stead as things like pulling out a sliver, having a cavity worked on by the dentist or vomiting; these are all … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning: Sometimes you just need to get away

The hiatus.  I think every blogger and writer ends up taking a hiatus from time to time.  I took mine, and perhaps I’m still taking it; that is something on which I’m still not certain.  Life came at me like … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning: When are you “old enough”?

Yesterday morning I had to run errands and my first stop was at my friends R & M’s house to drop off eggs as M is one of my “egg pimps”.  They were in the middle of a kitchen improvement … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon: Friends, firewood and freezing rain

It’s good to have friends.  It’s better to have good friends.  Ultimately, it’s awesome to have great friends who want to come out to your place on a Saturday afternoon to play with chainsaws cutting down trees, driving a lawn … Continue reading

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Sunday Evening: It feels like Fall

This weekend it felt like Autumn.  The leaves, fallen truly because the trees are stressed due to lack of rain, lay beneath their branches, blown over and around by the gentle breeze.  Now, after this mornings much needed rain, they … Continue reading

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Sunday After-….. math: Post Swedish Crayfish Party

When I rolled out of bed for the final time this morning at the crack of 11 AM, I knew that last evenings Swedish Crayfish Party at the home of Tall Dark and Swedish and his wife Short Blonde and Swedish … Continue reading

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