Category Archives: It’s all about me

Table of Safety

At my house, we have this thing we call the Table of Safety. Officially, it’s our dining room table, where we sit each morning reading the paper, scrolling the internet, and eating our breakfast. Unofficially, it’s anywhere we need to … Continue reading

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White Board Worthy

I’ve recently returned from a writers’ retreat and was thinking about what words of writing wisdom I could share with my Monday blog readers . . . but then I realized our highlights are NSFW. My friends do not, and … Continue reading

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This is my 443rd week of posts!

I came across an old blog post the other day and it inspired me to update it. It’s from January 28, 2013 and titled MaryFranniversary. It celebrates a FULL year, 52 weeks, of Monday blogs. I was pretty proud of … Continue reading

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Change is good, right?

                    I came across this photo the other day and decided it was particularly timely.  Taken on my sixth birthday in October, 1972, it’s my friends and I posing for a … Continue reading

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I’m Melting

A shout out to MY PEEPS! To the ladies in that mature stage of life between puberty and death. Fair Warning: This post is not for the young, physically squeamish, or well, guys, I guess. Although the latter might learn … Continue reading

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Life is just a Bowl of Creamers!

Last Monday, I blogged about the little things I was missing… Like unlimited refills and a bowl of coffee creamers on the table. The next day, I received a surprise package from Amazon– A BOX OF FLAVORED CREAMERS! The note … Continue reading

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BC19 and During…

I find it very interesting the things that I miss. And so grateful for the things I did before I couldn’t. For instance, before COVID 19, I met with my writer friends every other Monday at Jessica’s in Roscoe. It’s … Continue reading

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Hi, Gene? Bye, Gene!

This staying home thing has really wreaked havoc with my hygiene habits. Things like… Fixing my hair Applying make-up Deciding what to wear Showering Luckily, I got a haircut right before we went to Vegas, so I’m good for another … Continue reading

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What a long strange trip it’s being.

I texted a friend the other day, just to check in, and asked her how she was doing. She responded that she was excited about the 3 day weekend. I found that response truly humorous. It was good to laugh. … Continue reading

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BUT MY FACE ITCHES!

Honestly, of all the CDC and WHO recommended practices, the not touching my face is the hardest for me. I realize, I’m at home–without any new exposure–and I’ve washed my hands, repeatedly, probably even more than the rest of you … Continue reading

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