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Sewing machine repair

I started today by biking to the thrift store to return something.  I was thinking that I’d get it out of the way so I wouldn’t have to go and possibly be tempted during No Spend September.  541 more words

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The Your Baby Can Read Epi-Academic

My mom has worked in education for over thirty years, and she prides herself on it. She’s talented too. In fact, many of her colleagues suggest she write a book. 650 more words

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No spend September

August, oh August.  Frankly, you were rather crappy.  And I responded to that crappiness by shopping and spending like someone who was in want of some serious distraction.  625 more words

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More retail therapy

Although most of my extravagantly excessive shopping of late has been secondhand, there have also been a few new purchases, which is a rarity for me.  253 more words

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Ain't nothin' wrong with a doggy bag

I’d like to say I am unfazed when asking a waiter or waitress to pack up my unfinished food at the end of a meal. But the truth is I always read a bit too deep into their reaction, searching their face for the cues that that reveal their disapproval. 457 more words

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0 Easy Steps to Consciousness

“You take the blue pill – the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill – you stay in wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes” 606 more words


The Veggie Patch Diaries: June & July

Our last installment left the veggie patch in the midst of a mollusc-related crisis. I’m going to be honest with you from the outset, we haven’t really recovered. 256 more words