Monthly Archives: June 2012

Floral Friday 6.29.12

The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.                               … Continue reading

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The Vitamix Hype

Last week my beloved blender died.  Actually, I don’t do the events justice.  I’ve mentioned before that about a year ago I tried Shakeology from Beach Body, and found that it was a great product and have used it a … Continue reading

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The 70’s

The other day when I was in the car with DH,  Nice to Be With You by Gallery came on the 70’s station he listens to.  Suddenly I was riding my bike to the high school swimming pool on a … Continue reading

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Beware the Jalapeño on Date Night…

My oldest son loves to hunt and fish.  He is a true outdoorsman.  Consequently, we have more venison in our freezer than I know what to do with. It’s a shame too, that only two of the boys like it. … Continue reading

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Floral Friday 6.22.12

Usually I post photos of flowers I have taken from the week previous.  A week ago, however, a friend inquired about all the flower photos I took while in Hawaii, and I realized I had never posted any of those. … Continue reading

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Trifecta Writing Challenge – Blue

Hit the publish too soon!  This is the trifecta writing challenge entry for the word blue.  You can find the instructions here. Silkie of the Isles With eyes black as obsidian, she scanned the shore while crouched behind a thick stand … Continue reading

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I started to say, I hit a bump in the road, but I think it was more of a pothole.  A huge pothole.  A hormonal pothole.  A, feeling-like-I-have-no-control pothole.  In fact, I’m not even sure it could qualify as a … Continue reading

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