Author Archives: Fiona

Texas – Where the rattlesnakes run like wild pigs

It’s amazing what appears when you are open. I was cleaning up a bit and a paper fell from a full journal I was moving.  As I went to tuck it back between the appropriate pages, I glanced to see … Continue reading

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A stick to beat the lovely lady

Why is it such a challenge for me to raise my hand and ask for help?  Why do I make it an internal battle to allow someone to do what I am fully capable of? My son would have had curtains … Continue reading

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Ahhh procrastination

Anyone can do any amount of work, provided it isn’t the work he is supposed to be doing at that moment.” ~ Robert Benchley Today brought the following randomness: If your plan is to hang curtains, it may not be … Continue reading

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To the table

When baking, follow directions.  When cooking, go by your own taste.  ~Laiko Bahrs Get home later than you wanted… it really IS part of the process. Melt a wee bit of bacon grease to the pan… no a wee bit … Continue reading

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After the storm

After a day filled with ups and downs, choices and consequences, attaboys and a behavior write-up at school, three nights of homework so we could attend the school concert tomorrow night, fierce hugs and fierce fits, attempted bargining over the amount … Continue reading

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Money lessons

Money lessons Little Man experienced this week… Continue reading

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The force was with me

My nephew turned six earlier this month and he requested a STAR WARS birthday party.  He sent out ‘real paper invitations’ which absolutely thrilled Little Man.  I had Little Man call my sister (Red Head) to RSVP.  His voice mail was something … Continue reading

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