Category Archives: Humor

The Secret Keepers

Originally posted on It’s Nature Karen:
? I’m going to do something I’ve never done before. I’m going to ask you to share this post. Reblog it, share it on Facebook, tweet it. Someone out there needs to hear…

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A Little Factoid ~

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
That could be me ~Cartoon by Charles Schultz Remember the worst kid on the Royal Blue softball team? The kid that was kind of chunky? Awkward with a bat? Was a little wheezy when…

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You Not Nomal!!!

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
San Francisco is a hard city for me. Riding the bus is also a challenge for the same reason. I’m sure some of you know what I’m alluding to. There are a lot of…

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Plastic Magic

“I don’t believe you.”  I think I said this a million times. “It’s true,” my mother, obviously exasperated with my disbelief, replied again and again. “Are you sure? Are you really sure?” “Yes. Yes, I’m sure – I wouldn’t lie … Continue reading

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Originally posted on It’s Nature Karen:
My sister, the year I was born. I felt too tethered to the earth last week. I walked through each day with a sense that something was coming, or maybe more like something…

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The Most Awesome Thing My Mom Did for Me

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
When I was growing up I read quite a bit. I could spend literally 8 hours straight reading. Not to say I didn’t do other things- but when I was interested in a book…

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What are you on about? And other Excellent Phrases and Words I wish I could use

The following is a small list of English words & phrases that I wish would/could catch on in the States: (most are probably a mixture of dialect and colloquialisms…which someone of a more linguistic bent could probably distinguish the difference)   Rubbish….as in … Continue reading

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Labeling the Crazy Part II

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
Aversion:  a feeling of repugnance toward something with a desire to avoid or turn from it I’m convinced that once you’ve divulged to the world – or at least the 50 people that read…

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Memories of Mujadara

Some moments in time are perfect. When everything around you was just so; understanding, even then, that you are most likely going remember the time for eternity.  It doesn’t have to be anything dramatic or even noteworthy, it’s just a time … Continue reading

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Blogging Tour (Blogging From the Heart)

Originally posted on It’s Nature Karen:
A couple of week ago, Katia at IAMTHEMILK asked me if I’d participate in a blogging tour that’s making its way across the blogosphere. It’s not an award of any sort but a…

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