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Friday Fun Fact

The holidays take forever to arrive and then they zoom by.

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Back in the Saddle

It is always a bit disorienting to go back to work when I’ve been off for a few days. And yet, I find that it was so easy to get into a routine when parts of my family were here, … Continue reading

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Tis the Season

Here in the US, it is Thanksgiving Eve. The beginning of the holiday season where we should all pause to be thankful for our blessings. So in the spirit of the season, thank you for spending time with me and … Continue reading

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Nuts to you

Growing up in America, most of us know that margarine containers rarely contained margarine. They were used to store leftovers. Which made finding the margarine a bit of a game. It also seems that those containers rarely had missing lids/bottoms … Continue reading

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Prepping for the holidays

October 1st. The holidays are coming. Sure, I may have had my Halloween decorations up since the beginning of September, but that’s not holiday prep. That’s just fun. So what do I mean by holiday prep? I mean clearing out … Continue reading

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We’re All Pirates

I’m not sure which is worse: the days coming to work after a vacation or the days after a Monday holiday. Both require time to adjust as if the brain can’t seem to process the level of hell into which … Continue reading

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Thrown Off

I love holidays. Who doesn’t love time off with pay? But going back, it’s always disorienting. What day is this and why am I behind? Oh, right, Monday was a holiday. Of course, the good news is that I’m already … Continue reading

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She’s making a list

When I was young, the arrival of the Christmas catalogs were a magical time. I remember spending hours pouring over the pages, circling the items I wanted. For my children, they enjoyed the Christmas ads. I’d pick up the circulars … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Celebrate

At work, because I have no radio, I bring my iPad and a small bluetooth speaker to listen to music while I work. Some days, I play the most recent purchases until I no longer need to listen to them … Continue reading

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Dark Days Ahead

It’s that time of year. You know, when the Christmas lights are removed from houses and the decorations are stowed away. Everything is dark and bare. For those who live in snow country, the landscape will be blanketed white, then … Continue reading

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