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I Now Pronounce You Man and Knife

I have to give props to Will.  Lately, he’s been stepping up his game around the house.  He’s been chipping in more with general daily chores – without me having to nag ask, which is the best possible way.  He’s … Continue reading

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Stop, Caltrop, and Roll

I hope each and everyone of you out there had a wonderful magical Christmas.  I suppose we are in that odd holiday purgatory, floating between Christmas and New Year’s eve. No one is quite sure what day of the week … Continue reading

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Sock and Awe (Or Do You Siege What I Siege?)

I thought I would provide a follow-up to the sock situation at my house, since many of you seemed interested.  As you may recall, my husband and I have a thing brewing (https://larva225.wordpress.com/2016/10/05/sock-and-roll/).  One of the battles in this thing involved Will’s … Continue reading

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Chip Off the Old Rock

I graduated with my geology degree in 1998 from the University of South Alabama.  My degree took a while, mainly because I changed majors very late in the game to geology from special education.  A hell of a departure, no? … Continue reading

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Every Once in a Pile

I’m blogging with you today from my car, drinking an ill-gotten cup of iced coffee.  I reached one of those moments as a mother whereby I realized if I didn’t get out of the house for a few minutes, shit … Continue reading

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Hands Up Don’t Chute

I think I’ve angered my mother-in-law mightily?  Why, you ask? Because she sent my daughter home with this: Sure, it seems innocuous enough.  How can anyone be offended by such a sweet, classic board game, right?  I must be a … Continue reading

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Honey For Nothing

I need to write about something normal for a bit. I strangely feel guilty about that, but here goes… As I’ve mentioned, due to local current events, there has been a whole lot of extra togetherness lately. It hasn’t necessarily … Continue reading

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Good Chip Lollipop 

How’s it going out there?  I’ve been off my usual blog schedule the past couple of weeks, both writing and reading. It’s not that I don’t care.  I suppose I’ve been distracted.  We all have.  I also don’t want to … Continue reading

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I Herd It Through the Grapevine

What is that saying about how you can only eat an elephant by taking one bite at a time?  Louisiana has been overrun by elephants – whole herds of them.  We need forks. I know y’all are all probably sick … Continue reading

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Joy Meets World

There is an odd stillness around my house.  It’s becoming really hard to remember what day it is anymore without the usual touchstones of work and school.  There has been a lot of togetherness and squabbling among everyone, even the … Continue reading

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