Monthly Archives: November 2010

Nearly wordless friday

Clearly food photography is not my forte.  These are pumpkin muffins.  I used the recipe for a pumpkin bread in my Better Homes and Gardens Baking book, but changed the 1 tsp of cinnamon and 1 tsp of nutmeg for … Continue reading

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Making progress

I’m nearly finished with the embroidery for the Countdown Calendars.  I was able to get 2 done tonight at stitch and bitch (in between dinner and baby holding).  Wanna peek?     The top squares are for Thing 1 – … Continue reading

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Things that aren’t appropriate

#4753: telling a referee at a children’s hockey game to “come up here and suck my balls.”  Add in the fact that one of the referees was under 18 and it’s even more sketchy. So, listen up, jackass.  It better … Continue reading

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Riding in cars with boys

I’m up late and was up way too late last night, so I’m relying on a NaBloPoMo prompt for today’s theme: What was your most memorable car ride as a kid? I think I’ll write about several and you lot … Continue reading

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“Never put a sock in a toaster.”

You can thank Eddie Izzard for that useful piece of advice. As some of you may know, I knit.  I’ve knit all kinds of things with an assortment of fibers (or pseudo fibers – like red licorice).  One of my … Continue reading

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Hey technology

(to the tune of “Hey Jealousy” by the Gin Blossoms) Tell me do you think you could get this right Just please one time tonight Can you see I’m in no shape for troubleshooting And anyway I’ve got no ideas … Continue reading

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What’s that line from Steel Magnolias?

Oh yeah – “I’m too stupid to live.” Dear me: 2001-1981 IS twenty years, not 30.   But good of you to try to correct yourself. That math test I posted yesterday?  I got 47/48, and I did NOT use the … Continue reading

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