Monthly Archives: November 2016

Winter is Coming

We’ve had pretty mild weather for November, and that tends to make a person forget about the looming snow and freezing temperatures which are the norm for this time of year.  Yesterday a power line was taken down due to … Continue reading

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Gearing Up

The holidays are upon us.  I’d like to say that I’m on top of everything, but it would be a big fat lie.  I’ve been plugging away, but am no where close to where I should be. DD2 is now … Continue reading

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Waiting

Our middle daughter has recently been diagnosed with exercise induced PVC’s.  A pvc is a premature vascular contraction.  Don’t ask me beyond that.  I know that they are common enough.  I know two other people who have told me they … Continue reading

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Elections Have Consequences

I just commented on a blog post about the election results, and honestly I doubt that it will be approved.  Why won’t it?  Because I didn’t sympathize with the dismayed students who were crying “Not My President!”. What I suggested … Continue reading

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For the Room Parents

Recent events led me to think back over the years that my kids were in elementary school and the reasons that I stopped signing up to help with school parties.  As I thought about it, it struck me that it … Continue reading

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Frugal Habits

It’s really been in the past ten years that I began to think along frugal lines.  I was never one to throw money away casually, but I didn’t think about my spending as much as I should have.  Recently I’ve … Continue reading

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