Category Archives: Oh my

My un-sorry hired help

I write historical fiction but I live in an age of automation. Which is absolutely wonderful because… I don’t have to deal with the drama that comes with hired help. Or so I thought. Because I DO have hired help. … Continue reading

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Writerish Pack-ratting

I’m blogging today at Laura Hile about my ginormous self-made textbooks. As the school year progresses, these become almost like weapons! The photo shows how huge a simple composition book can become. But don’t picture me as the noble teacher, … Continue reading

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40 Bags for Lent

This year I’m taking up a challenge for Lent. Well, kind of. I’ve never really celebrated Lent, being from a non-denominational church. But I think Lent involves sacrificing something I like. And I must like clutter because I keep stepping … Continue reading

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Peppers or Horses?

Valentine’s Day is drawing near, so I went looking around the web for gift possibilities. I had my eye out for something that is not the same old thing. First I discovered this unusual treat: chocolate-covered jalapenos. They’re touted as … Continue reading

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An engagement ring for Christmas? Hmm . . .

According to WOKV, a state court in Georgia recently ruled that Christopher Ned Kelley owes his former fiancee Melissa Cooper, with whom he lived for more than a decade, $50,000 for cheating on her. He had fathered her child and … Continue reading

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Think before you post that pic.

“Increased frequency of sharing photographs of the self, regardless of the type of target sharing the photographs, is related to a decrease in intimacy,” says a study conducted jointly by the University of Birmingham, the University of Edinburgh, and Heriot-Watt … Continue reading

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Is your summer romance over? Need to breakup? There’s an app for that.

In my area, school will start back two weeks from today, and teachers return to work in one week. In honor of the end of the carefree days of summer, I thought a helpful post advising those entangled in those … Continue reading

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Super? I think so!

This past Sunday morning at 7 AM EST, the moon reached the closest point in its elliptical orbit around our planet, and it hit the peak of its full phase a little more than a half-hour later producing a “supermoon.” … Continue reading

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Cheating? There’s an app for that.

Marina Voinova was simply looking for an address on Yandex Panorama, Russia’s version of Google StreetView, when she found an eyeful of much more than she had bargained for. Russia’s Life News reports that Voinova was looking for an address … Continue reading

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Your GPS can’t save you.

And I thought my GPS would save me from nightmares like the one suffered by Sabine Moureau, a 67 year old woman living in Wallonia, Belgium. The poor woman took off on a 55 mile trip to pick up a … Continue reading

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