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The Most Wonderful Time of the (Crafty) Year

It’s been over a year since “I went and did a thing” and became a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator. As I mentioned at the time, I joined as a Hobby Demonstrator so my Card Club would have someone to place our … Continue reading

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An Ode to the Last Snow

Who has two thumbs and woke up to an accumulation of snow after a weekend of unseasonably warm (and wonderful) weather?Me, it was me.Who is so over snow?Again, me. It is me. Trying to think of a subject for this … Continue reading

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Shout Out

We attended the Simon & Garfunkel Story at the Coronado Theater recently. We had great seats, courtesy of our daughter, and struck up a conversation with the couple next to us (with almost equally great seats, but no aisle). They … Continue reading

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Regrets, I have a few–

–but then again, does it count as a regret if it’s purely circumstantial remorse? I could have attended the Prince concert with friends in 2014. I didn’t go because I was ‘too busy’. And… I thought I’d have another chance. … Continue reading

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DeKalb Weird

Some of you are probably thinking, about time, right? And others are like, what? A quick refresher–whenever I travel, I try to keep track of things that I experience that are new and/or different for me. You know, anything that … Continue reading

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This is a test. This is only a test.

I’m struggling with words this morning. My predictably regular Monday morning thoughts are randomly escaping me. I’m sure I’m not alone in this disconnectedness. Chaos: When the present determines the future, but the approximate present does not approximately determine the … Continue reading

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A PUPPY PARTY!

We had a Jackson and Miskey (JaM) Puppy Party this weekend. It was a blast. Of the eight litter mates, seven were able to attend! We had adoptive parents from DeKalb, Sycamore, Rockford, Peoria, and Aurora drive in for a … Continue reading

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The Pickle

We all know to stop and smell the roses. We all know it’s the little things in life that mean the most. And we all know, all too well, that life is short. On April 16th, I drove down to … Continue reading

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And then there were none…

A blog told in photos. First, there was a very fat momma… who had a very hard time with the delivery. (story here) But then… after eight puppies and several days of supplemental feedings, she felt better. And the babies … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

On this Memorial Day, a traditionally picnicky, grill-outing, pool opener kind of day, I thought I’d expand the “memorial” beyond remembering those who died in service of our country. I don’t mean to take anything away from the military this … Continue reading

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