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Oxford Dictionaries New Words and Phrases

I love learning the new words and phrases that make the Oxford Dictionary radar, although I really don’t like the website-I believe it’s a site loaded with malware and hacker ability to destroy my computer-but I digress. New words are … Continue reading

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Where to begin again?

Hello again! It’s been months of procrastinating, neglect, negligent slackerdom. I could name 70 more adjectives for my writing dodge but it all boiled down to a firm belief that I had absolutely NOTHING to say. Massive writer’s block. Much … Continue reading

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There is a limit to a very good thing….

I didn’t think I could ever find a bike I couldn’t love. And if you ever told me there was something that combined running and biking equally, I think I would kiss you right on the mouth. That was until … Continue reading

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Ten Years and Two Days Later

I am deeply moved by this photo and any image of those who responded to the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. I feel the same deep gratitude for soldiers who have gone off to fight the Global War on … Continue reading

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There’s an App for that Face

My Million Dollar Idea hit me like a ton of bricks last night while watching the news. I’m composing my letter of resignation after I send this brilliant scheme to apple and Microsoft. My hope is that they’ll start trying … Continue reading

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A Few Things

This Ok Go Here It Goes Again music video is one of my all time favorites. My husband played it for me a couple of years ago and I periodically go back to it because I love that it’s singing … Continue reading

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That’s it, J Crew and Madewell! You have sent me your LAST catalogues!

I just got another new fall catalogue today from Madewell. It’s a spawn catalogue of J Crew. For some reason, J Crew loves me. They send me about 25 catalogues a year despite my numerous requests telling them to quit … Continue reading

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Maniacal Ranting from a TV Hound

This is definitely coming from an alarming lack of sleep thanks to Shark Week. Last night’s episode, Shark Bite Beach was really unnerving, even for someone like me who professes to love* sharks. My older son (who hasn’t been watching … Continue reading

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Mail for Fido

Keeping a blog has been one of my life’s great learning experiences. When I think I’ve tapped into something that may pique interest in potential followers, I get nothing. When I blab about something I think is trivial and silly, … Continue reading

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Is Fido invited?

I grew up in a household with at least one dog. Sometimes there were two and occasionally we had a stray hang around our yard for anywhere from a couple of days up to a couple of weeks. Oh, and … Continue reading

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