Bucket List – Top 20

Have I told you I love tennis?  If not – I love tennis.  I can’t play for squat, but I enjoy watching it.  I can’t even remember when my obsession with the game began.  We didn’t play or watch tennis in my house growing up. I think I maybe tried a few times in college […]

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Dive In

This morning began at 5 a.m. 5 A.M.!!! Why 5 a.m. you ask? Because, as I pointed out yesterday, my goal this summer is to find ways for us to beat the heat without beating up each other.

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Summer, Summer, Summer Time…

Hello all!  It’s been a minute…or a few months…is this thing on?? I got the bill for my website address this week, and it got me to thinking that I haven’t written anything in ages and what is the point of paying for a website address with a blog if you never blog?  I then […]

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Remember when…

Disclaimer – Gallows humor, is a comic style that makes light of subject matter that is generally considered taboo, particularly subjects that are normally considered serious or painful to discuss such as death or disease. I find humor in weird places.  Today is an example. You’ve been warned. I don’t know a lot with certainty.  I’m […]

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Getting Old

It is Monday.  Have you noticed? Mondays are typically the day I get all my “house” stuff done – cleaning, laundry, catching up on Netflix – you know the important stuff!  But today we have no food.  Like none.  There is 1/3 a gallon of milk and some onions in my fridge and other than […]

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Welcome to 2018

Well hello there!  Long time, no see!  I apologize for my extended absence at the end of last year.  I was frozen.  I don’t mean I had writer’s block or brain freeze – I was literally FROZEN.  It was super cold here in Central Illinois as 2017 went out with a bang of frozen pipes […]

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So this is Christmas…

I have debated writing a blog this December because I am in full on compartmentalization mode. I have a special skill of which you may not be aware – I am a TERRIFIC avoider.  I mean if they gave out gold medals in the Olympics (either summer or winter) for the sport of avoidance – […]

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