Category Archives: personal female whining

I haven’t been able to think of what to blog about lately.  I sit here at my tiny, slightly wobbly folding table and try to juggle the keyboard, mouse and coffee mug while my monitor is on the old sideboard … Continue reading

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what’s missing?

It was part of my world for 37 years and I wrote almost 50 novels and novellas on it.  But the big, white desk is gone and that’s a good thing.  I spend too much time sitting there, just because … Continue reading

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what the heck is a bomb cyclone?

I am so not a fan of January. Once again, Banjo Man and I were sick as we left Austin.  Banjo Man had been suffering with a cold and cough for days and went willingly to an Urgent Care Clinic … Continue reading

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thank you, sir alexander fleming

Sir Fleming, a Scottish physician and microbiologist, invented penicillin in 1928 and I thought he deserved a shout out from a 66-year old retired writer in Rhode Island who is presently quickly recovering from a rather nasty bacterial infection. Boy, when … Continue reading

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the brakes broke me

I totally lost it yesterday afternoon. I had a screaming fit in the driveway while Banjo Man leaned on his rake and looked very, very worried. You see, I was in the midst of dragging the new lightweight transport wheel … Continue reading

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car confusion, etc.

  Banjo Man and I have shared one car, a 2004 Toyota Highlander, for about four or five years now.  About 95% of the time it is not a problem.  And if there is one, we work around it.  Sometimes I … Continue reading

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takin’ it easy on sunday afternoon

Here it is, waiting for me to sew something. Everything is so clean on my new table.  To the left are some pillowcases to finish for the Funny Grandson’s Christmas.  There are owls and deer on them, so they are … Continue reading

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inside out, again

Taking a break from chronicling the festivities at the lake for a moment, I need to discuss something…well…disturbing. I am hoping that some of you reading this in the blogosphere will say, “Oh, yeah, I do that all the time, … Continue reading

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i’ve had better ideas

    On this Saturday afternoon I am questioning my judgement.  My sanity.  My organizational skills.  And my Ebay prices. Oh, dear. I’ve been at this “cleaning the basement” thing for over a week now.  There have been good days … Continue reading

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no sign of spring

I did a little shopping today.  April is “birthday month” here.  This year the ages range from 1 to 91 (and in between).  So I went to my favorite local store, “Simple Pleasures” to browse. I purchased a little dress-wearing … Continue reading

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