Category Archives: Miscellaneous Musings

Insulating on a Dime

Actually, I wonder if it actually cost me a dime. Possibly not. I’ve only gone through one glue stick, those are a penny a stick, and the fabric was all from scraps, so… Insulating Those Drafty Doors It took me … Continue reading

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It Does Not Happen Overnight, Instead it Builds

I should be prepping some bread dough, cooking up a batch of enchilada sauce, and going to the grocery store. Instead, I’m taking a moment to write down my swirling thoughts. About life. About learning. About the process. So here … Continue reading

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What Spammers and Diabetes Have in Common

So what do spammers and diabetes have in common? Well… Diabetes¬†(or the impending threat of it) Sucks I’m feeling a little bummed today. I just got an update from my dad, who is suffering from cataracts and also damage to … Continue reading

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‘Cause We’re Cool Like That

Yesterday afternoon I stepped out of the house, on my way to take Emily to a class and saw Micki, sister of the owner/landlord of the apartment building across the street, standing in front of our garden and discussing it … Continue reading

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Life Isn’t Boring…

I sometimes wonder if I have ADD, or ADHD. I will be walking along life’s little road, focused on one thing, and suddenly find myself, walking in circles, little jerky steps in one direction before returning to where I was, … Continue reading

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Inspiration in Spades

When people ask what I do I tell them… I do a lot of things really. I run a cleaning biz so that I can pay my bills. I teach community education classes at local community centers and libraries, homeschool … Continue reading

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Apparently I’m Not the Only One

Punxsatawney Phil Indicted for lying about spring. Just look at what we woke up to this morning… and… ¬†You’ll get the chair for this, you deceitful rodent!    

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Oh Wait…I Packed That Up Already

No we haven’t ripped off a Dell Store – although it sure looks like it. Nearly all of our packing boxes say Dell on them! Navigating through our home is a challenge. Turn sideways, shuffle through the narrow spot, try … Continue reading

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High Cholesterol, High Blood Sugar

So for the first time in over four years, we have insurance and I was able to see a doctor. Considering I have now entered my 40s, I decided it was time for the whole tamale, Take my blood, full … Continue reading

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A Look Back…and a Look Forward

As I pack boxes, counting the days until we move and watch the snow falling briskly outside I am struck by how quickly the years go by. It feels as if I have turned around twice and another year has … Continue reading

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