Tag Archives: Story

I Feel for my Mother

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
I feel for my mother. She desperately wanted a girl. She got me instead.  Not to say I’m not feminine; I wear skirts, I wore makeup, I procreated. But I suspect I wasn’t the…

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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…

Posted in Baking, Children, Cooking, Eating, Family, Food, Humor, love, Music, Random Thoughts, Recipes, Story, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

When Sheep Don’t Bring You Joy

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
I wrote this in 40 minutes before work at 5AM – please excuse any offensive uses or misuses of grammar.  mea culpa, mea culpa, mea máxima culpa. That Catholic upbringing was good for something,…

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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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More on Bikram Yoga

More on Bikram Yoga and wise words about perception.

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It’s an excellent coinkidink

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
I love a good story – I collect them like precious gems and show them to all my friends at any given moment. My favorite stories involve amazing coincidences.  I love the story of…

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Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
Serious Warning (as opposed to my goofy ones): There’s a pretty intense and somewhat scary picture at the end of this post Let’s face it – I’m not the crafty type.  Neither is my…

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Did Ya Know…

A 79₵ can of cat food has the power to cause untold destruction? A dial-9 line can wreak havoc with a web tutorial? Well did ya? I suspected not, except Becca – she knows one of these stories… Miata Meow … Continue reading

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Starting Over – Sometimes It’s Tragically Bumpy

This is for the DPChallenge “Starting Over”  – I wrote this a bit ago – but it works for this challenge; so I’ve got it here again but with a couple of changes. So let us begin…. It is said that … 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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