Tag Archives: getting along

End and Beginning

Is anyone really surprised about this little bombshell? That’s right, The Neighbors are moving. While the most you probably assume it was the triple swarm episode of last spring (ahem, my legal representation insists I restate that not one person … Continue reading

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Just Friends

Here are Ernie and Bert. They have been at our house for a couple of summers, on an extended visit. They arrived with my two nephews in July 2009 and were inadvertently left behind. While they probably miss my nephews, … Continue reading

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Awkward! Awkward!

I’m 48 so it’s safe to say I might be half way though my time on this planet and I’ve been wondering something since I was about eight or ten. When am I going to become sophisticated? Grace, maturity, elegance, … Continue reading

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor…

All right, the time has come. I am ready to admit it: I’ve been posting so infrequently because I’ve been up to much bigger things as of late. I was happy that you’ve believed I’ve been wallowing in the Will … Continue reading

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The Spring That Never Was: 2011

It is the unknownth grey and cold day. My fingers are freezing and I have a sweater on. I don’t believe the number or the month on the calendar and I feel like I’ve been in some kind of coma … Continue reading

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It’s the little things

I’m back. After nearly a month of silence, I’m back to this beloved blog. It wasn’t a planned hiatus, it was the little things that became bigger things and I hit a writer’s block the size of Montana. Shortly after … Continue reading

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The Blizzard of 2010

Good morning! Hope everyone is well and warm and cozy? Have a nice cup of coffee or tea as you hunker down to your warm computer? Dog or cat or weasel keeping your toes warm? Oh good! All the better … Continue reading

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Five O’Clock Terriers

Good Morning! It’s not yet 7 a.m. on the first full day of winter and the sun has yet to peep over the horizon but I am UP! I’ve been up for two hours thanks to these two: Cute picture, … Continue reading

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Today I am The Laundress

I have two jobs–one part-time where I am a nurse and the second is actually more than full-time where I run a laundry service 7 days a week. I used to be able to get the laundry job done in … Continue reading

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Today I Stand Accused Of Trying to Poison My Family

Let’s all take a deep breath and remember one thing: Innocent until proven guilty. All right, so today, wait, first of all–our tree is FINALLY up and decorated. Last family on the street again! Our streak is unbroken since moving … Continue reading

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