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My mission, given to me by Banjo Man, was to find a holder for a package of hand wipes and a very small, very narrow basket for their disposal. For the outhouse. At the cabin. Up on the mountain. My … Continue reading
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am i an old bag?
A few weeks ago I went to TJMaxx, but I can’t remember why. Banjo Man thought he might need shorts for our Mississippi trip, so maybe that was the reason. Near the door I spotted this: Whoa! The perfect bag … Continue reading
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a little christmas
I was killing time at a gift shop while Banjo Man was being prepped for his radiation treatments. Despite telling myself I was not going to buy anything, I couldn’t resist this tiny ceramic tree. Five inches high, it adds … Continue reading
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swallowed a what????
What’s a radiology appointment without lunch at Cracker Barrel? I speak from experience. Thursday’s special is the Roast Turkey dinner. Just sayin’. Wednesday morning we drove 35 minutes north to discuss the next step in Banjo Man’s treatments. He was … Continue reading
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Another Christmas season, another discussion about the tree… Banjo Man refused to haul the three sections of the artificial, prelit 7-foot tree out of the shed unless I was going to decorate it with ornaments. This year I put my … Continue reading
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not in the mood
Something happened to me yesterday that has never happened to me before. Banjo Man and I spent yesterday afternoon doing errands about twenty miles north of our house. A grocery stop and a Christmas-present-pick up at Kohl’s were the highlights … Continue reading
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change? what change?
Dealing with Banjo Man about technical stuff is never easy. In fact, it should be avoided whenever possible. Changing technical stuff–tv, cell phones, etc–is never easy either, but if you want to save money? It’s absolutely necessary. Last week I … Continue reading
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a good time at home goods
Check out that rust-orange plaid tablecloth. It might be on one of my Thanksgiving tables this year. The ceramic pumpkins returned to the shelf. Just not the right color, though I thought they were cute. But then again, I love … Continue reading
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paranoia or a good idea?
Sometimes it’s hard to tell. Yesterday morning I drove the rust bucket twenty minutes south of here to Walmart. FYI I’m in denial over the rust and plan to carefully drive the car through next Tuesday, when the inspection sticker … Continue reading
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i told her to smile
I’m not in the habit of talking to dogs who are shopping with their owners in Walmart, but this funny girl looked very much like Keeley, our daughter’s dog from years past. I knew Nancy would get a kick out … Continue reading
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