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May 24

The Prodigal Pixy

I have returned.  The Prodigal Pixy. Celebrated my birthday and Mother’s Day.  Knobby and Minion gave beautiful gifts. Two weeks from hearth and home.  The first of these trips was basically my own version of a drug bender.  No dogs demanding care, nothing to do but sit in a well-appointed hotel room with a fluffy […]

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May 22

Dang it, Samsung. Now I want your new curved TV.

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May 17

The Ten Million Dollar 1995 Magnavox Television

1. When you say “foyer”, do you pronounce it as “foy-yay” or “foy-yur”? 2. I’m always looking at real estate. Be it active listings for sale, or just valuations of properties of people I know, Zillow and Trulia are my best friends. One listing I perused yesterday baffled me, so I made Knobby look at […]

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May 15

Dorm Logic 101

Never. Ever. Trust the “Popcorn”function of a cheap microwave. Especially if that microwave exists in an area which might be populated by possibly hundreds of people. Possibly hundreds of people who would not be enthusiastic AT ALL about being evacuated from the building after fire alarms go off thanks to one’s burnt popcorn. If only […]

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May 13

Moral Compass

At dinner tonight, I overheard the couple at the table next to us discussing the girl’s potential next vehicle. Twenty-somethings. Her: “Oh, I love my car too much.” Blahblahblah. The guy was the one pushing for the new car. Nothing remarkable there, but I couldn’t help but hear just a few details. First: He was […]

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May 12

There is no better way to make your own home feel like a well-appointed castle, than to stay at someone else’s home.

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April 27

SkinCrawl

Yesterday, I accomplished so much in the garage. I felt raring to return and make more progress. Until this morning, when Knobby went out there and discovered this hanging out next to the car.   A gigantic.   Furry. Wolf spider. Yep.  I’m done. Back the Jeep out.  Spray every chemical known to man, choke […]

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April 25

Little Minx Dance Party

Oh hai. I have a Zappos return all ready to go to the UPS Store, in a fit of productivity this morning, but now it’s started raining and honestly I didn’t even need that much of an excuse to put off going out for another day. In a bit of sadness over the car, I […]

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April 13

Easter Baskets and Boppies

Time flies when it’s the weekend. Friday afternoon we wanted to get the sidewalk finished.  Knobby had to make a Home Depot trip mid-work (but it was good because Minion needed to be fed, anyway), and we didn’t finish until after dark, but  . . . we finished!  That’s what counts. Except . . . […]

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March 30

Porpoise Painting and Sick Days

Oh, did you think I was posting with pictures of my finished stair hall? Ha. That’s as far as it got.  I’d been flirting with a cold and it caught up to me, and who wants to paint with a cold. Not me. I think Oliver has the cold as well.  He keeps randomly screaming […]

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