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Bits and Pieces

48 Hours a Day This was another looooong weekend. Thanks to one person’s surgery and one person’s doctor’s appointment, there was nobody to pick my granddaughter up from school. Long story short, it fell to me. Again. After I dropped the munchkin off with her mama, having made sure she’d been fed and ran herself ragged (thanks to Peter Piper Pizza for both), I drove back close to home and hit a beauty salon. I…

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Piccatoriano

After being without a functional computer for entirely too long, I’m finally going back through some of my old (and not-so-old) photos. These are unabashedly edited in Photoshop, for the most part. A couple are resized and otherwise straight from the camera. Kind as Dangerspouse is in praising my photos, I’m not a professional photographer, nor even close. I am, however, an enthusiastic one, and one who loves playing with the outcome. This is a…

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Dry Heat My House

This is a long-ish entry. However, it’s mostly pictures. A Cutting Remark When my kitchen knifes literally started falling apart, the only thing I was unhappy about was spending money to get a replacement set. I knew I needed to replace the old set. They were bad a while ago. I’d been postponing because I wanted a better-quality set than what we were replacing. Then disintegration reached the point I couldn’t keep waiting. I bought…

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Let There Be Light. And Warm Toes.

FYI, if there’s a Harbor Freight store anywhere in your vicinity, take a minute and go inside. They have flashlights for 99¢ right now, and they’re ideal emergency lights. They’re pre-loaded with batteries (which last a long time, by the way). They have a folding hook on the back, so they can be hung from a nail or Command hook. They also have a small magnet on the back. We keep a couple stuck to…

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Reader’s Digest Version

After my last ginormous word-plosion, I promise to keep this one short. Par-tay Thanks to everyone’s work schedule, our family Christmas party was yesterday at my younger daughter’s house. It was a potluck between four families – our older boys are out of state. So both my daughters and their families, us, and my younger daughter’s boyfriend’s parents. I did more cooking in one day than I had in a good twenty years. I made…

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