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showing up

This past weekend I tried to show up as a legit, official, recognized and real blogger. I attended the 10th Annual BlogHer Conference, known as the grand hooha of social blogging events. 377 more words

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may I please have a baby flamingo?!?

I asked my husband today if I could please have a flamingo chick.  Surprisingly, he said no, even though I used my manners and asked so sweetly. 14 more words

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Found: Beginnings, endings, and the moments in between

It is easy, I think, to travel somewhere and feel that you have ventured outside of reality. Maybe it was different when more people reached vacation destinations by car, children’s sweaty elbows pressed together in the back of the Cadillac, the whole vehicle smelling like potato chips, road signs out the window the objects of games of iSpy. 544 more words

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I try to sleep but
I think of you…
Running around the edges of my mind
An ink on skin that never fades
An image carved into me


Really Joel?

I saw this in my news feed on the Facebook this morning. It was posted by a lovely and well meaning friend. I am confident it was meant as encouragement for her friends who were experiencing tough times. 518 more words


A dilemma in the bedroom

We bought our house 21 years ago.  It had good bones, and is interesting architecturally (we have five different levels), but was very much stuck in the late 70s in terms of decor and facilities.  586 more words

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Lately, I have really enjoyed painting and this weekend I found canvases ( not sure of spelling), here is what we ended with!

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