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    Special Valentine

    Posted on February 14, 2015 by in Fun and Games, Holidays and Celebrations, Little Things, Travel

    When you have been “off the market” for several years, your valentines tend to get less elaborate and less passionate, which is a shame. To me, a well gifted Valentine’s Day has much more potential than a birthday gift. A Valentine’s gift is symbolic of “us” whereas a birthday gift is “all about me.” If […]

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    Natural Wood Furniture Is My Favorite

    Posted on November 11, 2014 by in Family, General Life, House and Home, Lawn and Garden, Opinion, Shopping

    When I go to visit someone’s house during the warmer months, we often find ourselves outside on their back patio or deck. I have had the opportunity to see a lot of different styles of outdoor furniture over the years. I’ve noticed that as we’ve matured (code for entering our geriatric years!) I’ve noticed that […]

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    What a Difference a Few Years Can Make

    Posted on October 12, 2014 by in Family, General Life, House and Home, Travel

    Having grown up in the suburbs of a major metropolitan area, I am very accustomed to being in an urban setting. I have worked in downtown locations and lived in just about every type of modern American dwelling – from apartment to condo to townhouse to single family homes as little as 800 sq. ft. […]

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    He’s a Rat

    Posted on May 17, 2014 by in Little Things

    There’s a guy been giving me a little trouble lately. He has taken great delight in sabotaging my work, although I have discovered most of it ahead of time and worked around it. I think he needs to have a comeuppance. The cool thing is that I have lots of time to plan and execute […]

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  • Tick Season

    Posted on April 24, 2014 by in Cats and Dogs, Lawn and Garden

    I guess all this spring rain resulting in lots of thick, tall grass and bush has made this year a bonanza for ticks. I am only outside for 20 minutes here and there to walk the dogs twice each day, but that has been enough to attract three different ticks to get on me. We […]

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