Sometimes timely by accident

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On Monday, I posted at The Debutante Ball about my first love. Yes, yes, my mother, my dad, my little sister, books, cupcakes, etc. I wanted to talk about my Pooh bear. Turns out today is (debatably) Winnie-the-Pooh’s 90th birthday. Wow. Sometimes I just back into these…

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Broken arm blahs

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So I broke my arm. Posting may be a little light as I figure out how to write AFK (away from keyboard) or faster, using one hand (two fingers, actually). I’m inviting some friends to do guest posts, though—what I’ll call my Broken Arm Series. Look for…

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My friend John

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One thing I haven’t written about here is that just before Christmas, my husband’s dad died. It happened just that quickly, too. When I first met Greg’s dad, I called him the very respectful “Mr. Day.” During that same visit, it didn’t take him long to tire…

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Big plans

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This is my 300th post. … … Probably not going to live up to any expectations you may have. What I’ve been doing since the big silver ball dropped and it was suddenly not 2011 anymore: -Being glad it’s not 2011 anymore -Working very very muchly -Revising…

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Miscellany

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We went on vacation a few weeks ago. Two weeks in the upper regions of Wisconsin. Sorry I didn’t tell you about it beforehand, but I figured you’d all come over and loot my house. We took our pup. Ursa learned the word “swimming” (which means standing…

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