Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in review ~ and I didn’t have to write it!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 9,700 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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Nanutza ~

I was going to have my Mom read over this post and correct any ‘mis-memories’ in the narrative – but then decided that sometimes the best stories are the ones that we have always believed, regardless if some of the … Continue reading

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Merry Everything ~

Merry Everything Dear Friends ~  

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Labeling the Crazy Part II ~ Sorta Reblog

In a previous post, Doubleplusungood, I went on and on about how much I LOVE words – which is true, I have a thing for language and dictionaries.  However, it’s not always roses and sunshine for me with words. For … Continue reading

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Well of course I’m reblogging this – I can’t tell you all how much I love this Le Clown…pretty much in an inverse proportion to how I feel about Ronald & Bozo.

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A Time for Reflection

Greetings Everyone, In the wake of the recent tragedy; I am finding it hard to write about some of the things I was hoping to during the holiday season. I almost lost my baby on Christmas eve when he was … Continue reading

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Ragged Towels and Trimmed Veggies

I was frantically calmly cleaning the bathroom this past Saturday for my husband’s and son’s birthday party on Sunday. It was ‘the family’ party, meaning that my parents & in-laws were coming. Meaning I had to up my game a … Continue reading

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Funny Uh-Oh Part Deux (which is also known as 2, in French)

I have three quick, funny (to me, at least) stories to regale you with today ~ The best part about them is that they did not happen to me…these are tales of the funny uh-oh that happened to my friends … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Curmudgeon at Large:
This chapter of Fallen Arches is based upon an idea from Rutabaga, the Mercenary Researcher, who wrote a post about search terms.  It is astonishing when reviewing your site stats to see the words and…

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Wow – What a Whirlwind!

First off – I want to welcome all the new people that have started following my blog and thank all my blogging friends that kept encouraging me – even when I’d whine “Will I EVER become Freshly Pressed???”  Yes, I’m … Continue reading

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