Monthly Archives: May 2012

Quotes of the Day:

“When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.” “You cannot unsay a cruel word.” “Life is full of choices. We choose every day who we are and the standards we live by.” “If you find yourself in a hole, … Continue reading

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Trading in the Old for the New

I like antiques and things that look like they have been loved intensely. I don’t trade in old things for new things unless it is absolutely necessary. In the decoration world, this could be identified as shabby chic, country style … Continue reading

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The Battle of the Jeans

They might have started out as practical garments for miners and other works, but, in my opinion, nothing says more about a person than the type of jeans they wear or don’t wear. Every woman I know wants to have … Continue reading

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What Color is Your World?

Recently, someone I know told me and some others that she is a synesthete. These are people who see things such as numbers, letters, sounds, days of the week, etc. as a color. I found that quite interesting. While I … Continue reading

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Hail the Month of May!

Growing up in the midwest of the US, the month of May meant longer, warmer days. Yes, there was the occasional late straw-throwing, shingle-shaking, tornado, but nobody’s perfect. Oh and there was the one year when it actually snowed in … Continue reading

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A Story of the Batter, the Spatula and the Egg

I consider myself fairly consequent. There are times, however, when I’m caught breaking my own rules and then I realize how silly it is to make absolutes in life. I let my son help out around the house. Some may … Continue reading

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