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I Wasn't A Girl Guide For Nothing

As I recall, the Girl Guide motto is ‘Be Prepared’. Come to think of it, that may also be the Scouting movement’s motto as well. No matter. 793 more words

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Full House Again

Everything old is new again. So much for the empty nest. A couple of months after the first kid boomeranged, the second one came back. 380 more words

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The Family That Cuts Hair Together Stays Together

Is it odd that Crazy D and I go to the same hair salon? I don’t like the poncey, upscale salons featured by most of  the women in my neighborhood. 1,067 more words

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Of Course I know What a Wrench Looks Like...Maybe

Crazy D  had promised, a couple of weeks ago, to come and help me with a few chores –raking leaves, lifting heavy things, sorting through and taking some of his stuff remaining in the basement. 706 more words

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From Chamois to Shambles

When Gill was here during the summer, she had errands to do — things she had to buy that couldn’t be had in Bristol. Naturally, we spent a lot of time in the car. 591 more words

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Life on the Boomerang Roller Coaster

My empty nest didn’t last long. As suddenly as the oldest fledgling flew, they returned, with circumstantial drama and a broken heart (which, of course, hurts a mom’s heart, too.) Things didn’t work out with the new roommates nor with the significant other, and a few weeks later we now have our 21-year-old back with us. 345 more words

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