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It’s that time of year

Back to school shopping. I know I don’t have school-age children but this is the time when I buy all my multi-colored pens for editing. Yes, I do at least 2 edits on paper. The purple ones are used first, … 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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The Kindness Before the Storm—Talking to Strangers

I was out and about doing the normal frantic errands this weekend, wearing my ‘High Functioning Sociopath’ Sherlock shirt when a weird thing happened. People were talking to me. Hello? Don’t you know how to read my shirt? Apparently I … Continue reading

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Black and Blue Friday

As a rule I tend to avoid going out on the Friday after Thanksgiving. I don’t like crowds. Apparently, retailers are targeting folks like me by opening up on Thursday night. You would think by the amount of typtophan (turkey) … Continue reading

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Early Christmas Shopping—The Cooking Spree

Yes, it’s that time of year again. No, not for present shopping. That happens on December 24th. I’m talking about the shopping before the holidays, the one I do to support my baking habit. One of the things I love … Continue reading

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Coupons Are Evil

Yep, the title says it all. And if you think about it, retailers are offering you a deal but only if you buy on their terms. Buy before dates. Buy between dates. Buy one get one deals. Forty percent off … Continue reading

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A Croc for All Seasons

I’m not a fan of shopping. In fact, I kind of hate it. I don’t like the crowds or having to search for things. I know what I want and just hope to grab it and leave. That rarely happens. … Continue reading

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