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Get Me Into

I had a very fun and somewhat productive writing retreat, as well as some ATV buggy time. That was a blast!  Each morning I watched the moon go down through the pines and the sun come up across the prairie. There were good visits with friends, good grilling, and I found more pieces of driftwood…

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What If?

We are supposed to have some nice weather for a few days at least. When the latest snow goes away, I’ll probably have to rake more leaves, but for the time being, the reprieve is kind of nice. I’m taking advantage of the break by going to the mountains. I’m indulging in a self-made writing…

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Resolution

On hold with the IRS. Such joy to know they aren’t overstaffing the service. We sure wouldn’t want to pay for that – now would we? I finally got through to a human, and the woman was extremely nice. I do appreciate that. It only took two hours to find out what I needed to…

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Rake Me!

The IRS must send out their letters toward the end of each week. I say this because I received my latest missive from them to my deceased mother on Saturday. I called the 1-800 number on Monday to see what the heck is going on with her return and our request for her overpayment to…

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Falling Back

I woke up to seven degrees on the day the windows were scheduled to go in. How fun. I did not envy these guys their job. The temperature warmed up with the sun, and the windows to be replaced were all on the south side, so it definitely could have been worse. They knew what…

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Happy Haunting

How do I start again? I mean really. No television ( or news ) for ten days. Too much fun. Too many calories. Happy happy kids all around the place. I got home and the temperature was sixty degrees different in the wrong direction, there is snow to shovel, and I have to cook? Come…

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One Year Later

I don’t know which I dislike more, the boot or the crutches. Both are abominable. I do know I make a better nurse than a patient. I make a lousy patient. I’ve had some kind helpers in the last week, and I appreciate them very much, but I really hate asking for help. I know…

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Crutches

The hiccups in the giddyup of selling my parent’s house have been surmounted, conquered, and all-around dealt with. In other words, the house has once again been sold, not yet closed on, but a contract has been signed. Goodness. The trip over the hill to deal with the aforementioned ‘problems’ had its ups and downs,…

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Listen

A house in the neighborhood got teepeed. It’s rather beyond me why anyone would want to put that kind of effort into such a prank. We are weeks away from Halloween, when that sort of thing usually happens. At least it isn’t difficult or expensive to clean up. It is a wonder though, why? Like…

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What a week!

What a busy week! and I survived! There was a birthday lunch, a flu shot, and one surprise birthday party. I spent a delightful and rewarding day in Akron at the Elementary School, pre-K through Fifth grade. I’ve never been in that school before. It is a wonderful facility, and the staff and students alike…

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