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Battery Rant

Wednesday, May 25th 2016

In anticipation of camping this weekend, I finally went to the hardware store to repair a bunch of tiny electronics with battery replacement.   476 more words


The true meaning of friendship

By Caitlin  Kelly

The word “friend”  only became a verb thanks to social media.

One once befriended someone or made a friend; note the verb… 759 more words


Kiss Me Your Fool

Saturday, May 21st 2016

After a full couple days of face painting, I myself was charitably painted by a friend’s daughter at the end of our school’s Family Fun Day. 74 more words


Tease your cook book fetish!

I love, Love, Love cookbooks…don’t you?  I have tons of them in my house (on shelves and in boxes) as well as on my Kindle and Sony reader.  1,133 more words

domesticity and me

‘A perfectly-kept house is a sign of a misspent life’. Growing up I never questioned these words, by nineteenth-century writer Rose Macauley. Like all my girlfriends I just assumed that caring about housekeeping was to avoid the real challenges of life. 950 more words


"Oooh, that sounds hard!"

By Caitlin Kelly

The two initial (male) designers of the Brooklyn Bridge were both felled by illness — only the fierce determination of Emily Roebling brought this world-famous landmark to completion. 484 more words



My sweetheart and I have numerous projects going on. The redo of a flat, my sweetheart rents out is underway. Also, we finally are getting rid of his old, horrible sofa and ordered a new one weeks and weeks back. 369 more words