Monthly Archives: October 2013


Boo!   Not really a post – just a HAPPY HALLOWEEN! This, my most favorite holiday. October makes me long for my hometown in Shoreham, NY on Long Island. Autumn leaves, pumpkin patches, haunted houses, the school parade and some … Continue reading

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Next Week’s Special

Greetings People ~ Well, I’ve been away for a while – nursing my husband’s new hip and not killing anyone. I’ve come close, I won’t lie, but have manged reigned in my rage angst.  This experience, whilst bringing my husband … Continue reading

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First Thing You Learn is That You ALWAYS Gotta Wait

My heart is a little heavy today.  Lou Reed has died.  I’m very fond of Lou Reed. Very fond. He stands beside David Bowie as one of my really early influences in music-beyond-the-radio. Of course it was my friend, Karen*, … Continue reading

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Greetings People ~ I just wanted to let you know my attendance in the blogworld will be a bit spotty for the next couple of weeks.   I will be back soon – so don’t fret (I knew you’d fret … Continue reading

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The Three C’s – Cranky, Conservative and Crazy

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
People – this is my longest post ever…and not a picture in sight… Oi! The Cranky Cranky people like me. I don’t know what it is about me – but if there’s a cranky,…

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I Have an Unpopular Opinion- DP Challenge

I love when the DP Challenge covers something I just wrote about – like here … Right after I’m done listening to David Bowie’s “Fashion” – I’m gonna rant a little bit. About the Clothing Police – Are we ready? … Continue reading

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I Feel For My Mother – Daily Prompt Repost

Seems I’ve covered the Daily Prompt’s query before – and since I reblogged it – I now have to repost it… How important are clothes to you? Describe your style, if you have one, and tell us how appearance impacts how … Continue reading

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I Hope That Every Teacher Out There is Someone’s Favorite.

This post is dedicated to all teachers – with special love to my Aunt M – a teacher I wish I had gotten to have and my cousins C & L – I would also love to see them in … Continue reading

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POV on Censorship

Greetings People, Please come on over to the Outlier Collective – I have been invited to give my Point of View regarding Censorship. A big “THANK YOU!” to Madame Weebs for giving me this most excellent honor. See ya … Continue reading

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