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Elsewhere, things I have said…

I had every intention of writing more here this week, but I kept sitting on my hands. I had written some pretty raw and open posts for other places and that isn't something I am used to doing. Usually I keep my messy here and my tidy over there. That being said, I have enjoyed writing about newsy topics that, in a sideways sort of way, connect … [Read More...]

Plaid Life

Plaid Life

More Plaid Stories

falling down stairs

fears: met

One of my biggest fears not involving W, is a fear that I have had since I was a kid. It began when my feet started to grow and grow and balance was sometimes an issue. I remember being at the top of a flight of stairs and glancing down and realizing my feet … [Read More...]

Holiday Punch Recipes

big holiday punch

This morning I started thinking how nice a warm mug of homemade cider would be. I haven't yet purchased any this season, but the idea of the perfume of an apple harvest wafting through the house while I worked sounded brilliant. Not brilliant enough for me to … [Read More...]

Halloween'd Face

5 Random Things

Casey (aka Life With Roozle) did something totally random. Seriously this stuff never happens. She tagged me. To write about random stuff. Five random things to be precise. Seeing I was tagged made me feel all retro blogger. Remember when we weren't in a … [Read More...]

iced coffee

Becoming Ouiser Boudreaux

I always hoped I would grow up to be a Clairee. The more honest I am with myself, and the closer I get to being 40, the more I need to accept I am a Ouiser. There is one line Ouiser says to M'Lynn that keeps running through my mind: I'm not crazy. I've just … [Read More...]

Hammacher Schlemmer - animated cat ears

Is Hammacher Schlemmer just messing with us?

Hammacher Schlemmer is one of my favorite catalogs. Truly. When a new one arrives in the mail I flip through it swiftly, then I return back to page one and savor each product slowly. In a word they have always been quirky. Many times they have been other … [Read More...]

donor story

Where do I fit in W’s donor story? Part 4

Donor Story Links: Read Part 1 of Where do I fit in… Read Part 2 of Where do I fit in… Read Part 3 of Where do I fit in... The absolutely comical bit about this happens to be the fact that my mother recorded Delivery Man onto our DVR this last week. I … [Read More...]

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