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The beginning of the working-out-phase…

  There are two things that keep me from writing regularly: the first is laziness, and the second is that I feel like I need something funny to say in order to write. I can’t say I’ll conquer the laziness, necessarily, … Continue reading

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The first year

Yesterday was our first anniversary. In some ways, it’s very hard to believe that it’s been a whole year. In other ways, it’s even harder to believe it’s been only a year. It’s been such a busy year, that it … Continue reading

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ruminations on (not really) ruinations

My mom was here this weekend, and she brought with her my godmother, three golden retrievers, one black German shepherd, an RV, and her SUV; along with a couple of boxes of things that I’d “forgotten” to bring with me … Continue reading

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boredom and the blues

So, apparently I’m still alive, although you wouldn’t know it from how much I’ve been writing lately. Part of this lack of verbosity, I am sure, comes from having very little to write about, lately. The other part – the … Continue reading

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The end of thanks

Okay, not really – but it is the last day of the “month of thanks.” It was good for me to take the time to sit and reflect on things I am thankful for (nearly) every day. I have so … Continue reading

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Post-Thanksgiving Thoughts

My biggest takeaway from Thanksgiving is: Southern food is much different than Northern food; while everything was really good, every single food item was different from what we normally have back home. Poor N had to put up with me wandering behind … Continue reading

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“Your wife is a heathen!”

I’ve previously mentioned that N and I come from extremely different backgrounds, and we certainly do – our backgrounds are so different that it is surprising just how much we have in common. One of the major differences in the … Continue reading

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Today I got stuck behind a pig truck…

And it made me laugh, even though I was already pressed for time. This morning, as I was speeding down the road after dropping off Blunder, I suddenly came upon a truck which was fully stopped. At first I started … Continue reading

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When your husband rescues your sanity

…you say thank you. That’s exactly what N did last night – saved me from a pattern of behavior that was making me unhappy and resentful. You see, I have a to-do list today that most people wouldn’t find all … Continue reading

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a few of my favorite things

 (Things I’m thankful for, once again, after the entry.) Just a quick note, N had a rebuttal for my list of things he has fussed at me for; it was something along the lines of, “But there for each of … Continue reading

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