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To Autocorrect or not to Autocorrect

  A few months ago I turned off the autocorrect feature on my phone. It was driving me crazy. Seriously, over the edge, with tourette’s tics, muttering and cursing. I’d grit my teeth as my phone insisted I meant to say … Continue reading

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It started with a flat tire

Have you ever experienced a weekend that felt like one very long Monday? This one started with a flat tire, resulting from brief inattention, resulting in tire-meet-curb (and curb won). Then I sang “I am Woman!” while I dealt with it.* I left … Continue reading

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Double dutch

The world keeps spinning; my world keeps spinning. It’s all a double-dutch set of ropes spinning in a counter-cadence, impossible, yet possible…you just have to jump into the thick of it and keep moving. I have a dream, a passion, … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary!

Today marks one month to the day since my last post here. I *started* a post a few ago. The title? “I may have imploded.” Here are my excuses: I blame parenthood! Prom was May 13th. We had a gaggle … Continue reading

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Transformation 2012: Day 5

If you visited yesterday’s post, you’ll see an image of the dining area wall at the end of the day (i.e. the start of the day today). To the uninitiated, it might not look that bad. I dared to feel … Continue reading

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There’s no business like snow business

Formed in a cloud, frozen crystals emerge and become falling flakes, gaining speed and conviction. Though only a few at first, soon there’s a flurry, fiercely fighting the forces of wind and gravity, finally finding peace in a drift, first … Continue reading

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Our Seasonal Palette

Green. In the long, hot, humid days of Summer, everything is green. More shades of green than should be allowed. Refusing names (apple, asparagus, chartreuse, fern, forest, lime, olive, … don’t do justice), Losing count at fifty-nine. Casting layers upon … Continue reading

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The end

She pushed the door, widening the crack, peeking through, witnessing the end of childhood. Through the flickering shadows, she saw who did it. In the many long years that followed, she never told. ____________________ This week’s Trifecta Trifextra prompt: “Write … Continue reading

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Obscured view

“There’s nothing cute about it,” he said. The register of his voice indicated decision more so than discussion. She disagreed heartily and privately, staring past his head and out the window behind him. “It was on sale.” “It’s atrocious. You … Continue reading

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Real Estate Plot Twists

I hope that the twists and turns of the last month in our real estate saga are not indicative of what we should expect for the future. The flip house that we couldn’t keep on (or off) the market? The … Continue reading

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