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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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My Life is Much More Exciting on Paper

I’m rapidly approaching my 44th year – which makes me think a lot about how quickly time passes. Yes, I know – nothing earth shattering, everyone has these revelations but they always seem so profound when they happen to you, … Continue reading

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Happy Annibirthversaryday, Blog

Dear Blog, Happy Annibirthversaryday! Today you are one years old.  You’re growing up so fast – I can hardly believe we’ve been together this long.  It still feels so fresh and new. But look at you! Potty trained, walking, talking, … Continue reading

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The Carrot Dog Story ~ a Tale of Skepticism and Amazement

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
Anyone that has any kind of contact with me, either in person or on Facebook, has probably heard me extol the deliciousness of carrot dogs.  I LOVE CARROT DOGS!!  What might you ask are…

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Looking Up ~ Being Aware

Recently, I was having coffee with one of my friends and we were talking about being aware – that many people are not aware of the world around them – they don’t take the time to notice what’s going (often … Continue reading

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I’m All Verklempt

Greetings People ~ It’s been kind of an amazing day. I’ve been bestowed with TWO things o’awesomeness. TWO!! TWO, I TELL YA!  That is spelled T-W-O. And now I’m all verklempt – sniff, sniff. First off, MissFourEyes posted about nekkid blogging and bestowing … 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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Waiting for the Gift of Sound & Vision

Very apropos for the Daily Prompt– What role does music play in your life? If you’ve read any of my other posts, especially the earlier ones, you’ll have noticed I’m big on music. Prior to turning 14, I just listened to music. Whatever … Continue reading

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One Lovely Blog Award ~

I’ve been sick this week & feeling a little like crud. Well, a lot like crud. I came up for air this evening and saw, much to my surprise, that I’ve been nominated for One Lovely Blog award. I’m floored. … Continue reading

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Are Your Hipbones Protruding? Yes? I Think I Love You ~ The Story of Scott and The Story of Lu

It’s my second semester at college. Annie & Karen are nudging me – they want me to notice that guy across the courtyard. They tell me he keeps looking at me and he always shows up wherever I am. They … Continue reading

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