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Dashing Young Things

I’m thinking I may need to have my “crafty blogger” license revoked.  Not counting photography-related posts, I haven’t dedicated an entire post to anything craft-related in almost a month.  A lot of that is because I haven’t done much of anything crafty.  I’ve wanted to, but I’ve been stalled by the state of my craft […]

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I hope you haven’t been too anxious for the next Morning Coffee reader interview.  I do have one more to post, but I didn’t do it last week because of Labor Day, and I didn’t do it today because I spent my whole weekend otherwise occupied with family stuff, followed by nerdy stuff.  Next week, […]

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I followed-through on my idea to spend some quiet time in the swamp by myself yesterday. If you have the chance to spend an hour by yourself, seeking out beauty and listening to the lush sounds of nature do it.  I was there for just under an hour.  My only regret is that I didn’t […]

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Friday Photo Love

You can tell how much time I’ve had for play by how many photos I’ve had a chance to notice: Only six? Yeah.  Kind of busy this week.  I spent Thursday so tightly wound, I thought I might snap.  This summer-to-fall transition is really just as hard for me as it is for the kids, […]

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I think I got about ten minutes of sleep last night.  It was one of those things where my body was tired enough for sleep, but my brain was running a mile a minute, thinking about such important things as haircuts and party dresses.  I tried my usual trick of lulling my brain to sleep […]

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The wonder that is pumpkin bread

Lisa's Best Pumpkin Bread: Loaves cooling

It’s September. School starts next week. Even though it’s still hitting the 90-degree mark during the days, the mornings and evenings are starting to have that pleasant cool-crispness about them.  It’s the time of year a girl can’t help thinking about cinnamon, ginger, and cloves. If you feel that way, too, why don’t you hop […]

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Back to School Book Week + Friday Photo Love

Since today’s theme for Back to School Book Week is an “anything goes” kind of theme, and since the book I chose to talk about is photography-related, I thought it would be handy to just combine the two related topics into one post. So here are my favorite flickr photos for the week: You can […]

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Back to School Book Week: Fiction Books

How many of you remember when I was digging around looking for podcasts to listen to, and completely forgot the fact the my own husband has a podcast that I never listened to?  Ok, well you can file this post in that category, too. I was discussing Book Week with Neil, wondering what I was […]

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Back to School Book Week: Non-Fiction Books

I can’t really pick a favorite non-fiction book for Back to School Book Week today.  Last year I got hooked on the memoir thing that’s been going around – you know, the “my year of doing something really interesting/noble/crazy and then writing about it” genre?  And, well, I’ve been plowing through those books so quickly […]

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