Month: August 2012

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Tea(pan)cakes

I put weird stuff in pancakes. It started innocently enough with rolled oats, grated apple, and cinnamon. Seems harmless, right? It’s a traditional combination and makes a nice foil for maple syrup. We’d start making those in fall when the […]

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New Team Members

We have new team members; we’ve added three this year so far (doubling our numbers if we ignore the contractors, who are too important to ignore except in this kind of numerical talk) and are talking with some more. This […]

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Back from AWBU

I’m back from a wonderful weekend with Arkansas Women Bloggers Unplugged at the Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View. It was a lot of fun. I met a lot of very interesting women. I learned some cool stuff about Ozarks […]

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Scary Pictures

Scary picture, right? This is Toby, with glowing yellow eye, and Dax, also contributing to the hideous slavering mouth part of the picture. Dax came over to play with Toby. Like most dogs, their idea of play centers around growling […]

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Meetings and Eustress

I had three meetings today, classes three days this week, plus another meeting tomorrow. Add choir practice, and a three-day conference weekend with special food day and free cowboy boots. There was a time when having three appointments in a […]

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Thrift

The stupid dog woke me four times last night. I was having complex school-related dreams. This is because classes begin tomorrow. I usually have dreams about trying to conduct class in the midst of some chaos or problem. I arrive […]

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Phantoms

Can you guess from the picture where I was today? Of course not! The is #1 son showing me a flotation device suitable for #1 daughter’s tiny dog. The store where he works had a festival with a sale. I […]

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TGIF

A nice supper for a Friday night: a ham and vegetable casserole, a fresh peach, a homemade whole wheat roll… It was a work day, of course, and #1 daughter and I had our business lunch at the Olive Garden. […]

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Happy New Year!

The beginning of the school year is, we know, as much New Year as January is. Going back to choir practice, getting our season tickets for shows, choosing classes, all that… it’s a beginning. #1 daughter has a new car, […]