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Charity Solicitors Suck

Whenever you come out of a store they are there waiting for you. Avert your gaze, otherwise they might make you feel guilty for not blindly giving away your money. 399 more words


Christa's Soapbox - Joining the Modern Quilt Guild Changed My Life

I guess I could subtitle this – “Sappy Love Letter to the MQG.” Sorry guys – I can’t help it!

As I prepare to teach at… 522 more words

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An Open Letter to Pandora

Pandora as in the streaming music site and not the one who had a box… if ya catch my meaning.

Dear Pandora,

Firstly, I’d like to thank you for existing. 430 more words


Shhhh... Don't Let Them Hear You Say "Fibromyalgia!"

I have fibromyalgia.  Allegedly.  No one’s still even really sure if/whether it’s a disease or syndrome (and if so, what organ systems!) or psychosomatic condition or what.   1,909 more words



As Ash Wednesday approaches, I find myself mourning the Catholic church of yesteryear.  I miss that bygone era when Popes didn’t retire and Midnight Mass was actually said at midnight.  636 more words


New Gear Is Not Always About Better Pictures

You’ve probably heard it before.

  • “All cameras now take great pictures.”
  • “You don’t need a new camera to take better pictures.”

For some, better pictures may be the reason why you want to get a new camera, but let me ask you a few questions: 170 more words


Sunday soapbox

Sunday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse. 17 more words