Best intentions

After November’s NaBloPoMo, I announced grandiose plans to write more, share more personal stories, and continue Works in Progress… ask me how that’s going. In December, I’ve posted once. Of course, I challenged myself during holiday season when I have nothing else to do, like knee surgery rehab. (That’s going very well, thanks for asking).…

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100 Word Challenge: Clean

My son called me from his work recently. Apparently, staff was asked to turn in Christmas leave requests. He needed to know if we were planning any trips North to visit grans. I didn’t know what to tell him. Ideally, we would go. But, we now have four pets. Pets that cannot fend for themselves,…

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Recipes needed

Thanksgiving is done. I ate too much and have leftovers that could last until Christmas. The Day After Thanksgiving, traditionally I make gumbo with whatever turkey didn’t get eaten. The last couple of years I have had epic fails. I burnt the roux last year and threw in the towel. I need some new recipes…

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100 Word Challenge: Shop

The Mister and I went shopping over the weekend, our first foray into the holiday mania that is the Christmas Season. Up until then, we ticked off items on our wish lists piecemeal and mainly online. After only a few minutes in the hype and hordes, I remembered why I don’t like holiday gift shopping…

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100 Word Challenge: Turkey

I got a little overwhelmed with prep work for tomorrow’s Thanksgiving dinner and didn’t take a break until it was dark outside. Sorry for the late post. So I can have time to actually enjoy dinner with my family, I try to get as much of the meal together the day before. All that remains…

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