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Labor Day is Hard Work

Labor Day is Hard Work

Endings are bittersweet. Traditionally, Labor Day is a chance for us to spend the afternoon in the backyard, grilling burgers and hot dogs. We can see...

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My Best Handwriting

My Best Handwriting

The dog days of summer were upon us and I was wilting outside but very excited inside. My little school schedule wasn’t the same as a full-time college...

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Fancy Man

Fancy Man

I feel as if I was preparing for this for a long time. Years of child rearing have produced two pretty good kids who get along most of the time. Steve...

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Kids for a Day

Kids for a Day

Sunday was chosen as the day to switch roles. I looked forward to it with great anticipation and pulled out the croquet set to get it ready for Steve and...

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Trigger Isn’t Just a Horse

Trigger Isn’t Just a Horse

Some things really get to me some days. I haven’t yet figured out the pattern involved, but I definitely have a shorter fuse some days than others....

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The Abundance of Tarts

The Abundance of Tarts

Zettie Louise never ceases to surprise me. When Junior was helping her yesterday, she made him lunch. That wasn’t surprising but the fact that Zettie...

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Ricotta Tomato Tarts

Ricotta Tomato Tarts

2 cups of breadcrumbs 1/4 cup olive oil 1 cup ricotta cheese 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese 1 large eggs 1 tblsp basil salt and pepper 1 1/2 lb. tomatoes...

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Baked French Toast Casserole

Baked French Toast Casserole

1 loaf of good bread 8 large eggs 2 cups milk 1/2 cup heavy cream 3/4 cup sugar 1 tblsp vanilla 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1/2 light brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon...

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Saving Time is Delicious

Saving Time is Delicious

I was pondering some efficiency methods to make life run smoothly when I returned to school in the fall. As in most houses, getting everyone up and fed...

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My Mind was Set

My Mind was Set

I set up a meeting with my school advisor to discuss my upcoming semester. Junior was spending the morning with a friend but I decided to take Daisy along...

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