Category Archives: Holidaze

Christmas Cleaning

It’s coming on Christmas They’re cutting down trees, they’re putting up reindeer & and singing songs of joy and peace……. where’s that river when I need one? (Thanks Joni Mitchell )   That’s right, it’s finally time for The Umteenth … Continue reading






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New Siding on A Wall!

Ahhh, Memorial Day weekend. A long three days of not going to work. A lovely weekend of remembrance of those who gave their lives so we can enjoy the freedoms we so take for granted. Swimming, boating, cookouts, sunshine, family, … Continue reading






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The Price of Stress

Ten Dollars. That’s all I paid for the emotional roller-coaster ride of the season. College Football Bowl Game Season that is. Why I let my hubby coax me into getting in on the wager board is still a mystery. I … Continue reading






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All I Want For Christmas

Is…. A big cement mixer on wheels ~ I can just imagine the fun! Throw in a pallet of concrete mix and a shed to keep it all in ~ perfect! Bose noise cancelling music headphones ~ total music, no … Continue reading






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Columbus Day Tomfoolery

One of the benefits of working in a quasi-government occupation is the multitudes of holidays. Today, being the celebrated day we assume Old Chris set foot on dry ground and announced it discovered (for the Queen of Spain ~ the … Continue reading






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Fun Weekend Plans

It was my turn last week to have the good plans. The ladies in the office were discussing what was going on for them for the weekend. The usual parties, shopping, dances, shopping, cookouts, and shopping. Sure, I love doing … Continue reading






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That Rare Feeling of Accomplishment

I don’t know if you have read any archived posts, but there was a time when I had a mighty long list of things to do. And they weren’t the fun kind of bucket list items like a Carnival Cruise … Continue reading






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Home At Last

We made it back this afternoon from a nice, relaxing, sun-drenched, six-meals-a-day, 10 bucks a cocktail (or bottled water, or soda waters), Mexico beach time, price-haggling for quality souvenirs, flip-flop wearing, wet and wild vacation on Carnival Cruise lines. My … Continue reading






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A Gift From the Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny came to see me this weekend while I was out of town. He left me the most romantic yet useful gift I could ever want. Better than chocolate, better than Peeps, better than Chocolate Covered Peeps. Really! … Continue reading






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