Month: April 2013

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Can’t Complain

Spring has sprung. We’re having our performance next week. My youngest is graduating next month. Things are going well at work. I have no complaints. People say, “Can’t complain” as though it were a small thing, a variation on, “Okay.” […]

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The Big Idea

I spent much of yesterday thinking. I spend much of every day thinking, because that’s my job, but when I get too busy I don’t get the time to have Big Thoughts. That’s a problem. I also need input in […]

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Baking

Last week I decided, after not having baked in months, to make a Hummingbird Cake, the iconic Southern delicacy with bananas, pecans, and pineapple. Sounds healthy, right? I made a trip to the store to have all the ingredients on […]

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Progress?

I have a day to myself. I literally can’t remember the last time that was true. I plan to enjoy it thoroughly. True, I have to go grocery shopping and to the bank, and I should probably do some housework, […]

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Nursery Trip

  #1 daughter and I met for our weekly business meeting yesterday. We have been going to downtown bistros with vegetable-heavy brunches, but I have noticed that she doesn’t eat much at those places. I mentioned it and she shook […]

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exhaustion

I’ve moved past mere fatigue to a new level of exhaustion. It’s Friday, though, so I quit working at 5:00 and am now reading and knitting. Tomorrow #1 daughter and I will have our weekly business meeting and then go […]

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The Little Door

In the choir room there’s a little house. It has a front with a door about four feet tall and two sides. The back is open, but set up against the plate glass picture window. It’s painted gray, with a […]

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Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

Yesterday was a work day for me, but I took a break in the middle of the day to go with La Bella to see Popovich’s Comedy Pet Theater. La Bella and her husband are not merely friends of the […]

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Razorfest

Driving down the freeway from school today, I saw a billboard for Razorfest. Seriously? Razorfest? The Razorbacks are the local sports team. I feel sure that this is the reference, and that it is not in fact a festival where […]

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Five Meetings

I had five meetings today, one face to face and four over the phone. How, you may ask, could this possibly have happened? I don’t know. Apparently, I agreed to things in a mad and unconstrained manner. I’m exhausted. These […]