Monthly Archives: December 2015

internet famous.

I’m not really internet famous… but Grizz thinks I am. Today… this happened… I won’t lie — I knew I was close and I’ve been checking every day. I thought it would be lovely if I reached this milestone before the … Continue reading

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rule breaker.

I want to accept every award because I’m so touched that you’re reading and enjoying my blog enough to recognize me with these honors. Now, if only they all came with a giant monetary prize! That would be fabulous! Thank … Continue reading

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built a house today.

Today’s entertainment including minor home construction. And by minor, I mean small… not insignificant. Because my kids loved this. I’m not a fan of gingerbread, but it was fun and not at all tempting for me. Because it was gingerbread … Continue reading

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second best present.

I didn’t have many [any] suggestions when my family asked me what I wanted for Christmas so I had no idea what to expect when I unwrapped gifts from them on Christmas morning. But I was pleasantly surprised. I got a … Continue reading

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delicious traditions.

My family has traditions. Old ones, new ones… and nearly all of them attached to a special day – a holiday, a birthday, or another such special occasion that occurs once each year. And like lots of family traditions, many of … Continue reading

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six word story: resolution.

This week’s prompt for the Six Word Story challenge at Sometimes Stellar Storyteller is… Resolution My story is posted in the comments of the weekly Six Word Story Challenge post — if you like my story, please visit here and like it … Continue reading

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fiction friday 5: roses are blue.

fiction friday 5. ∼ Fifth installment of…   [Previous: Blue 1 – Blue 2 – Blue 3 – Blue 4] Picking up where we left off… “Do you want to talk yet?” Des asked. “Talk about what?” Kate questioned him as if … Continue reading

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i win christmas.

As I begin writing this, it is 8 pm on the 23rd of December. And I am done. I have been done since 4:30 this afternoon. I am just sitting on the sofa watching The Grinch, stunned I have time … Continue reading

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