Monthly Archives: September 2013

Ginger*, Orange Crush

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
I have a confession to make. I adore red heads – male, female; doesn’t matter. I love red hair – I love it when I have red hair. I especially love unnatural shades of…

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Giddy with Excitement – Daily Prompt

Michelle at WordPress poses this question: When you’re giddy with excitement, does time speed up? Slow down? Tell us about the experience of anticipation. I spend much of my time giddy with excitement.  I know- I require a lot of … Continue reading

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First, Middle, Last?

Last night I attended an Open House of sorts at my son’s school. It was called Kino 101 Night (where Kino is the school’s name and you should be familiar with the rest of the title’s meaning). It was an opportunity … Continue reading

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revis and matticus save the kingdom chapter 3

Originally posted on The Matticus Kingdom:
It didn’t take very long for Revis and Matticus to get back to the beach. It was the one place they knew how to get to. When they arrived, they were greeted by a…

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Yes – I’m Venting

I’m taking advantage of having a blog to just VENT.  About my weight. I’m trying to rise above it – but I don’t get it. I’ve been told to exercise, don’t drink soda, don’t eat fast foods, I don’t eat … Continue reading

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The Power of Cooking

This is what my son haughtily (well if I’m being HONEST, rudely) informed me one night when I was making a dinner that he was not interested in eating.  “Mom, I can eat what I want because I have the … Continue reading

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Doing it because I can

Originally posted on The Hungry Dog's Lair:
So my new friend The Mercenary Researcher had a great post the other day and after some conversation I was completely motivated to do this. (I say friend loosely as I really don’t know…

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Are You a Full Time Mom?

This is a fast off-the-cuff post …. This weekend someone asked me if I was a ‘full-time mom’ – which I think is kind of interesting.  I’m pretty sure that as soon as you have that child in your arms, … Continue reading

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The First Share

I brought my first victim, er friend to Bikram today. I have to admit I was a bit nervous; I tend to get rather intense about things I like (I also tend to be intensely enthused for something for about … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – A Twist from a 10 Year Old

How apropos! The Daily Prompt requests: Tell us a story — fiction or non-fiction — with a twist we can’t see coming. Well, I’ll post a ghost story my 10 year old son made up in the car on Sunday … Continue reading

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