Category Archives: Journaling

More than just a royal wedding

I woke up late – at 8 AM (Eastern time) but luckily, the Royal Channel on YouTube was preparing a rebroadcast immediately after the “ride around”…which was perfectly timed post coffee cup #2 for me. Really, I’ve seen a lot … Continue reading

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What It’s Like…

Really, there’s no way to describe what life is like here. I’m not complaining because I have a fantastically blessed life. Overall, my life is so wonderful. However, there is reality in the fact that Jim & I are caregivers. … Continue reading

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Ringing the Same Old Bell

I admit, I’m on the same path as I’ve been this past week but we had a family event that brought up some old feelings and my Facebook memories reminded me of stuff that happened about six years ago this … Continue reading

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Saturday Mornings

There’s nothing better than an “early” Saturday morning (read that as 9:30), sitting in my dream kitchen, pretending I am living in my dream house with Jim…and no one else is around…….and by around, I mean no golfers on the … Continue reading

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A Little Udon For Me

I’m a fan of noodles. And I really like soup. When you put those together…you get a story, of course. Something that grew out of my dabbling in low-carb eating (I am consciously trying to reduce my dependence on high … Continue reading

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By the pound

A pound, a pound, a pound, a pound. So…what’s that? I was reminded today about the easy way to pull together a fantastic dessert. Pound Cake. I don’t have a new version of any recipe here but I’m waiting on … Continue reading

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It’s a constant guilt trip

So, I’m feeling totally overwhelmed lately. I’m not writing this because I need pity. I’m writing for catharsis. It’s been five years that I’ve been married to Jim, and let’s just say that’s the most solid thing in my life … Continue reading

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In the Immortal Words of Mark Twain….

Now, y’all know me pretty well at this point. I’ve got some hot buttons. Bad grammar, bad music, bad food…a few political things. But don’t you push my animal rescue buttons! Don’t you do it! So, someone did. Yup, they … Continue reading

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Christmas Roast (Vegetables, of course)

I tried something tonight before roasting vegetables, so I thought I would share. My roasting veggies this time were butternut squash, broccoli, and cauliflower. My “marinade” was where the funky came in. I used olive oil, sea salt, cbp (cracked … Continue reading

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Cured Salmon and Stuff

So here it is, another Thanksgiving – five years after Dad’s gone, two years after Coombsy has left us…and yet we’re still hanging on. We’re a little older. Not sure about the wiser thing, but we are definitely older. This … Continue reading

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