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Dear Rude Ruth

I am getting bids on a new Central Air conditioning system in my house. So far I have contacted four A/C companies for estimates. All of them are within my budgeted amount. How can I decide on which company to … Continue reading






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Gosh Darn Deluxe

It all started when the Little League World Series took a bad turn on the last game. It might not have been a bad turn for the Japanese team (they won), but it was a bad turn for my husband … 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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Tiny Tropical Zone

I have one in my yard now. It’s new, moist, and some recently inherited treasures are thriving in it.  A cool dampness in the soil has spread to under the deck, making it the perfect cat bed for Poppie. That’s … Continue reading






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Should I Be Ashamed?

Today. A Saturday. I only get one a week. No working (at my paying job). However, I was raised that THINGS SHOULD GET DONE! on the weekends…. 7:00 a.m. – The hubster wakes me up to tell me he is … Continue reading






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What a Week!

We just returned from a sight-seeing Motorcycle/pickup & attempted fishing tour of East Texas. We stayed in a condo-cabin in the heart of some fabulous piney woods near Hawkins, Texas. This cabin was located in a very exclusive, secure, restricted, … Continue reading






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Arctic Blast

Well, not really Arctic, nor a blast for that matter, but hey it’s cold air! And it purrs magically from the wee vents in the various ceilings of my house. The crew had most of it installed by lunchtime today. … Continue reading






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Something New & Exciting!

The remodel is done, it’s nice, it’s roomy, it’s everything we paid for and more. It’s safe to say I love it. Taking a shower is a pleasure. No bugs, no leaks, no holes in the floor (except for the … Continue reading






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