Hello Mom? It’s me!

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I always miss my mom. Some days I miss her more than others. Sometimes I would love to share something with her. Other times I miss her views on life (always amusing but on target). I miss her unconditional love. … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 13 – Mom, interest, customer service, getting ignored, vaginas

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Happy Mother’s Day Mom – My Mom was a hoot and a half. She traveled to Hawaii once. She didn’t return on her scheduled flight nor did she call. I thought the worse. Here is a link to that saga! … Continue reading

Random 5 for November 26 – Predators, snickerdoodles, Mom, deer, germs

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Holy moly! – I heard a noise outside and looked out my kitchen window. A ginormous hawk was checking out the pond. Not sure if he was fishing or searching for rodents. This picture was taken through a rather dusty … Continue reading

The dilemma — Betwixt and between!

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Should I or shouldn’t I? The older I get the more I’m like my Mom. There was a lot of wonderful stuff about her but she was practical. Practical is a double-edged sword. It saves you from really stupid purchases … Continue reading

The smell of childhood

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We are moving things around again. Rearranging stuff so I can put my sewing machines on the second floor and out of the basement. A chest didn’t fit the new configuration. It had to go. It was my mother’s chest. … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 14 – Mother’s Day, nipples, tomatoes, cholesterol, nature

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Happy Mother’s Day — When my Mom was alive it was always a low-key day. She would get the geraniums she loved and maybe a gift or two. We didn’t eat out because it was always so crowded. She hated … Continue reading

Quirky family traditions

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I love blaming things on family. It takes the pressure off. We have a family tradition and I am the standard-bearer. I take this responsibility seriously. We screw something up at every food gathering. It can be large…like forgetting to … Continue reading