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A Note on the Fly

Sorry to interrupt, but I must tell you that a hyper hummingbird is hovering outside my window as I type. She’s a little duller than her mate, but I have never been so close to these chiwawas of the sky. … Continue reading

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Simple Goals

Experts claim that you are most likely to achieve your goals if you follow the mnemonic S.M.A.R.T., meaning that goals should be Specific, Measurable, Assignable, Realistic, and Time-Related. For example, one of my goals this year is to write more. … Continue reading

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Room for One

We recently moved out of half of our house to make way for renovations. The guest room, where our baby slept, and the master bedrooms are being gutted to make way for a new master bath. As a result, our … Continue reading

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My Un-diet

Happy New Year! Are you starting a diet this January? I don’t diet. I dislike the idea of cutting out any food group, unless its absolutely necessary. I prefer to focus on adding new, healthy foods into our meals. If … Continue reading

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Walls! My once-and-future kitchen has walls! The past three weeks have been devoted to solving the mysterious details of plumbing and electricity. While I love the effects of draining sinks and well-lit counters, I’m not enthralled with pipes and wires, … Continue reading

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Exposing Memories

I’m experiencing frequent flashbacks to college life. Our living style isĀ reminiscentĀ of dorm living. We wash our dishes in the bathroom sink, which is upstairs and down the hall from our makeshift kitchen and dining room. My laundry room is unreachable … Continue reading

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100 Years of Flooring: There and Back Again

We’re planning a rather unusual Yule tide celebration this year. Rather than decorating our house in evergreens and lights, we are decking the halls with construction equipment and tools to be used to install a brand new kitchen. Hurray! Our … Continue reading

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