Monthly Archives: June 2011

Leaving a Full-House Behind

I am saddened to say that my plan for our family vacation to Cape Cod, much like our plan to go to Florida, has also fallen apart. As it turns out Fred’s son, Joe is unable to join us. Then, … Continue reading

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A Job – NOT!

I didn’t want to jinx it, so I stopped blogging and kept my mouth shut. Last week, having found three exciting job posts to apply to I felt confident that: This could be the end of my long-run with unemployment. … Continue reading

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Want to See an Ass?

For the eight years that I worked in the middle school I don’t think one day went by that I didn’t tell a young man to “Pull-up” his pants. There was more to it than me just not wanting to … Continue reading

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The Transformation

Just as I was leaving the house this morning I received an unexpected call from my son, Michael the chef. I had nothing planned for the day. I actually slept-in not waking until nearly 9:00 which is so unlike me. I had … Continue reading

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The Compromised Vacation

As my reader’s know: I treasure my family vacations. This being a year of limited means I had booked a camping trip on Cape Cod. We love the cape, having vacationed there many times over the past ten years for … Continue reading

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Harvest

Woo Hoo! Tonight we’re having potatoes and peas fresh from the garden!

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Tastefully Dressed

Dressing the salads this summer has become an expensive task as the mayonnaise price is now double what I am comfortable paying. I’m use to waiting for the sale and stocking up when the price falls to $2.50 but that amount … Continue reading

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