100 Word Challenge: Practice

A while back my Mister gifted me with a new iPad. I had asked for one so I could read ebooks, and hopefully cut back on buying hardback books. I was running out of room and money. When I got it, I honestly thought that was all I’d use it for – reading. But, I’ve […]

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100 Word Challenge: Abandon

It’s near the end of February, and I am making progress on my reading list. I’ve finished three books, making progress on three more, and have another book waiting in my queue. (It’s due back at the library in two weeks, so I have a specific deadline unless I renewed it for another seven days.) […]

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100 Word Challenge: Heart

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Today is Valentine’s Day. A day to profess your undying adoration for those special people in your life. Or, as my husband insists, it’s a made-up observance to make money for the greeting card and candy industries. It’s not a particularly important holiday for us. We’ve been together for nearly 40 years. There is only […]

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100 Word Challenge: Vision

Last fall I went in for my annual vision exam. I am hopelessly myopic so my prescription changes, sometimes drastically, every year. I got my new script and instead of selecting new frames from the optic department at my doctor’s office, I went to my regular eyeglass place. If you’ve worn glass before, you know […]

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100 Word Challenge: Spoil

Sunday is a very special day at our house and no, it’s not because of the Super Bowl. None of the teams I cheer for made it through the playoffs… bygones. No, Feb. 2 is the 7th anniversary of bringing home my little Lab, my little Misfit Toy, Asta – her adoption day. She had […]

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100 Word Challenge: Retire

I don’t have a job. Well, I have a job being the most awesome domestic engineer ever (read: homemaker), I just don’t get paid. (The perks, however: can be pretty spectacular though.) The last paying gig I had, I was laid-off when the company went through a lot of internal strife, re-branding, and departmental restructuring. […]

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