Spring forward

When I spring forward, I fall back. Like most of us, or maybe all of us, I rather look forward to longer stretches of daylight as winter breathes its last. I’ve noticed, however, that with each year my internal clock become a little more recalcitrant regarding the twice-annual game we play with time. It’s only […]

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Summer brain

Hot, sticky days fracture my attention span and–quite frankly–make me flat-out lazy. I hate that feeling. Today I decided that I absolutely MUST get something done. So that I don’t feel like a complete slug, I’m going to recount just about everything I did today. I. Fed Miss Pup. 2. Walked Miss Pup. 3. Went […]

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The weather outside is frightful

April is more than half over, and while I haven’t kept an actual  log, it’s probably safe to say that we have had gray skies, cold rain, howling wind, and snow flurries most days this month. Tradition has it that the last snow of the season is the signal to plant the onion sets. For […]

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Open concept

If you’re anything like me, you fairly gag at the monotonous “one script is all” banter that occurs on House Hunters and all of its variations: “It’s a good size.” “I love the granite counter tops.” “It’s pretty small for a master.” (What would you expect in a house built in 1920, folks?) “This would […]

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‘You’ll shoot your eye out!’

Before you read this, please note: 1) The following is NOT about my husband; but, just as in reading a great work of literature or studying a famous painting, you are free to draw whatever conclusions you like. 2) It may sound “sexist.” It is. A hospital stay can really knock it out of you […]

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