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March 31, 2011
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June Hymn

June Hymn by the Decemberists is stuck in my head today. I love it. I got the CD from the library and I really like the whole thing. Happy Thursday, y’all, and GO CARDS!!

March 30, 2011
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Kid Poetry

Kid Poetry sure is fun. Here are two by my 5th grader. The First and Most Famous Star Oh sun of beauty, Sun of light, Is not ever seen at night. With nitrogen and helium, A star it is that … Continue reading

March 29, 2011
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Margaritas, Anyone?

Margaritas, Anyone? I need help, y’all. Specifically, I need someone to point me to a good recipe for margaritas. I’ve seen the mixes in stores, of course, but I was hoping that y’all might know of a good place to … Continue reading

March 27, 2011
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What Happens

What Happens when your squirrelly nephews come to visit? They rearrange the letters on your basement refrigerator. We don’t get cat, or hat, or supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. No. We get

March 26, 2011
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We Returned From Sunny

We Returned From Sunny spring-kissed Alabama yesterday. Yellow Rose of Texas in my parents’ back yard, three days ago So, of course it makes sense that we’ve got lots of snow falling today here. My snowy Missouri backyard, today The … Continue reading

March 25, 2011
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Going to the Zoo

Going to the Zoo is so very interesting with my family. For instance, I have several sons who know lots, LOTS about animals. Not only commonly known facts, but obscure facts, as well. And then there’s J. He sort of … Continue reading

March 24, 2011
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Music for your Day

Music for your Day I love it when the saxophone comes in on the second verse. A little known fact about my life – I played the baritone saxophone in high school.

March 23, 2011
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Spring Break

Spring Break Like many of you, I’m on spring break this week. Sometimes my boys don’t have the same week off. This year they did. So, we are off together, enjoying blooming flowers and family and food. I’m enjoying not … Continue reading

March 22, 2011
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Oldie But Goodie

Oldie But Goodie I don’t make lasagna very often. I guess that it’s because my family aren’t really casserole folks. Occasionally, though, lasagna really hits the spot. This is my go-to recipe that is really basic and really good. I … Continue reading