Monthly Archives: December 2014

Year in Review: 2014

{MultiMEDIA Splice, a link party} Year in Review: 2014 January New Life Amid the Polar Vortex I’ve never been a gardener, so it was eye-opening to see how much I loved coaxing sunflowers to bloom in my basement in the … Continue reading

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Beyond 101 Things: 15th Quarterly Report

{Link up your favorite post of 2014 or a “year in review” post at Year in Review: MultiMEDIA Splice #5.} 15th Quarterly Report: October – December, 2014 I finally shook off the doldrums after completing my 101 things in 1001 days … Continue reading

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What I Ate on Christmas: Getting Figgy with It

Warmth (Daily Post Photo Challenge) With older teens at Christmas, the focus isn’t much on the presents anymore. It’s on relaxing together as a family, listening to Christmas music, and coming up with some special food I don’t serve during … Continue reading

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Link up your favorite post of 2014

In honor of the coming new year, I will be relaxing the rules on my new link party, MultiMEDIA Splice, and inviting bloggers to link up their favorite post of 2014. I hope to see you on Sunday. Merry Christmas! … Continue reading

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I accidentally angered a psychic

I’m not superstitious. Sure, I knock on wood when something could jinx me, and I throw salt over my shoulder when I upset the shaker. And there was the Great Fortune Cookie Scare of 2011. I see my little rituals … Continue reading

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Searching for Jimi’s Castles Made of Sand

An expanse of deep mud separated us from our quixotic destination, having been abandoned by the tide hours before. My husband shook his weary head at me. Surely I didn’t want to drag our boys through the mud on the … Continue reading

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Tunnels of Love

{Join me in “MultiMEDIA Splice,” a new link party. Directions below.} “Wish on everything. Pink cars are good, especially old ones. And stars of course, first stars and shooting stars. Planes will do if they are the first light in … Continue reading

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