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Liebster Awards: Ten Question Blog-Hop

“The Liebster Award is given to up and coming bloggers who have less than 200 followers. Liebster is German and means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcome. Awesome! Blogging is about building a … Continue reading

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On Not Writing.

There is a lot going on in my house these days. We have two small children, which are a career in and of themselves. I am asked on a regular basis, to catalogue the entire contents of their rooms and … Continue reading

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Has it only been a year?

On April 6th, 2010 I came home, tripped over the &@(%!^*area rug in my living room and decided that I hated the damn rug with a passion and that it was high time to get rid of the fecking thing. … Continue reading

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Wait … what?

Today, I was the unfortunate witness to something so terrifying I literally jumped in fear: Hummingbirds.    Yes, you read that correctly. Hummingbirds.    I am not afraid to admit it, those little buggers scared me. And you know what … Continue reading

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The GDLS Threat

Living in the Pacific Northwest has many perks. There’s the endless summer days (Sunrise: 4am; sunset: 10pm), the beautiful scenery (you know, all those mountains and shite?) Plus, there’s all that freakin’ wildlife.    Now don’t misunderstand me, I really … Continue reading

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Message for you Ma’am

I used to have a dog. He was a great dog. Not a perfect dog, but when it came to loyalty, my dog had everyone aced. His name was Chuck. Lucky Chuck, Chuckers, Chuck-a-buck-chase-a-truck, whatever. Oh, and Fat boy. Chuck … Continue reading

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The 100% True Facts of Life

Every once in a while I get that email that’s been traveling around the nettosphere for 15 years. You know the one I mean, that one that lists about 50 different ‘facts’ like where the phrase ‘the whole nine yards’ … Continue reading

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Guidelines to Spider Etiquette

Sweet Merciful Crap these cats are stupid. Of course I am referring to the incident earlier this evening involving the tiny house spider. Lemme ‘splain.    After living for a number of years in the American Deep South, I have … Continue reading

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Spooks

In 2001 I decided I was fed up with my run down van and I wanted to buy a brand new car. In order to do this I needed to juggle my finances around and figured the best course of … Continue reading

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The Indian Smackdown

It happened last night. Brian and I were watching “Black Adder” and eating our dinner (sandwiches and leftover chicken soup) Earlier in the evening Brian had made some banana bread for dessert and for the last episode of Black Adder … Continue reading

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