Monthly Archives: August 2020

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Friday Fun Fact

I bought my first bag of Halloween candy that will never be handed out to Trick or Treaters. The rest of you are now free to do the same. That is all.

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Upgrading

There was an incident. The lid to our rice cooker was dropped and broke. ¬†While we didn’t use the rice cooker every day, we did use it often enough to be annoyed when our inventory of lids didn’t fit the … Continue reading

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Seeds of Destruction, Chapter 9

Chapter 9 Iona startled awake. Eyes wide open, she scanned the darkness before focusing on the blood-red readout of her portable alarm clock. 6:35 AM. Great, that fifteen-minute stretch of sleep had been her longest all night. She sagged into … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Fact

There are always surprises.

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I can explain

There was a sale. Yep, that nearly sums it up. Of course, there is also the fact that this has been a miserable summer with no rain at our house and 40 days over 110 without much chance of that … Continue reading

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Seeds of Destruction, Chapter 8

Chapter 8 Iona stared across the rolling grass in the park. The meteor shower streaked overhead, but it was the light show on the ground that interested her most. The grass was glowing. Not all of it, just parts. How … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Fact

Apparently August is too early to decorate for Halloween. September is not.

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Happy Birthday

On this day in 1851, the sewing machine was patented. I remember sewing in Home Ec in 7th grade. That first year, I made a tee-shirt and a hamburger pillow. I still have the pattern for the pillow but don’t … Continue reading

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Seeds of Destruction, Chapter 7

Chapter 7 Marcus ducked into the kitchen, sliding behind the granite island and heading for the recycle bin under the sink. He inhaled deeply, savoring the scent of his sister’s sweet and sour meatballs and his brother-in-law’s smoked pork. Even … Continue reading

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