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Coupon Shopping For One's Dragon

Oh, how I miss Gill when she’s in England. The thing about it is that I only realize how much I miss her when she comes home for a holiday. 607 more words

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My Life Is An Open Book

The kids made a special book for my birthday last month– a combination picture and story book meant to celebrate me, the pets, and the family.(Or to prove to the world that I am a crazy person and this was the evidence they had collected for my commitment to the asylum.) 916 more words

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Fishing For Inspiration

When my children were young, I duly noted their creative abilities and their vivid imaginations. Oh, it was true that these ‘talents’ often led them in questionable directions (and often to the principal’s office), but I felt that, in general, such ingenuity should be rewarded and encouraged, not stifled. 708 more words

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Big City Interlude

Gill took off for a few days to visit with old friends in Toronto, the big city. After all, her week here in Small City ON could only be tolerated when interspersed by such breaks in the real world. 469 more words

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Shopping Gone To The Birds

I have steadfastly refused, for decades, to go near the malls on Boxing Day. I don’t care how cheap the crap is, I don’t want it. 1,203 more words

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Christmas Greetings

The tree is up (just barely), the dogs are doing their best to topple it, eat it and eat the presents beneath it, all of the human members of our family are exhausted, ill and/or well into the hootch. 135 more words

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