Settled for the Holidays

Thanksgiving has come and gone but there are still containers of leftovers in the fridge! I had four and a half glorious days off, the longest stretch of days off I’ve had since we moved into the house in August.

A few random things that I felt like jotting down …

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Round-Up | 4-Jun-16

A whirlwind of activity. Maybe not for someone who has a life or kids, but for me, May and the first week of June have been busy!

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Round-Up 27-Feb-16


Leap Year

When I was in school we had Sadie Hawkins shags on February 29th. (I think shag is a Canadian term … a dance right after school, but before dinner.) It was the one day when girls could ask the boys to dances. I think it gave us girls the chance to experience the fear and trepidation that comes along with asking someone out. I was shy so don’t think I ever asked anyone to do anything with me.

Do you think girls now feel the same fear we did about asking boys out?

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Round-Up 7-Feb-16

It’s Super Bowl Sunday! Yaaaay! Well, not really. My team isn’t playing so that makes it much less interesting. All I hope for is a good game, not a blowout, and that Peyton Manning goes out with a roar.

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Before I start making resolutions setting goals for 2016, I figured I should spend a few minutes taking stock of the last year. You know what they say, you have to pat yourself on the back once in a while! Read more

Wish I said that. Or, RIP Cecil

WARNING: My opinion ahead!

Yesterday I was actually in tears over the inhumane murder of Cecil, a partially tame lion in Zimbabwe. I wrote a post about it, and as I am prone to do when I’m writing with a lot of emotion, I set it aside until I had time to reflect. (Yup, I’ve been accused of paralysis by analysis more than once.)

This morning I was so glad I hadn’t posted because someone with a lot more influence summed up my feelings far better than I ever could.
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