Monthly Archives: January 2013

More Frugal Decorating

Today I decided to do some more organizing and slowly relocated some of my stuff.  But as I discovered moving “stuff” from one box to another defeats the organizing purpose.  This photo shows the solution I came up with.  The yogurt … Continue reading

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My “Clean” Car

Today I finally decided to clean the crud off my station wagon’s roof.  The filth was due to the feral cats running around the trailer in Haleburg, AL where I used to live with my ex-mother-in-law.  I lost count how … Continue reading

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Just Me And You

I was lying in bed this morning pondering The Universe when I began to think about some of my favorite movies and their recurring theme.  One of my absolute favorites is Just The Way You Are starring Kristy McNichol and … Continue reading

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Popcorn Skirmish

Oh woe — A trip to the dentist awaits due to white cheddar popcorn. Those yummy kernels are supposed to bring smiles not take them away! Now a scary roadtrip awaits me — Oh woe!

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Fortune Abounds, My Friends

My new blogging friend Aussie AP at the just nominated me for this humbling award.  The rules are that you are supposed to mention 7 things about yourself, link back to your nominator and nominate 15 other blogs for the award.  … Continue reading

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Couch Trip

Yesterday my daughter-in-law and I drove to the Dale County Rescue Mission in Ozark, AL to donate some of my treasures.  Then we entered the store and glory be I found this couch!  This was not the first couch I … Continue reading

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Life’s Ruts

The lines carved on our faces Hid by makeup And for some a knife Still cannot hide What we carry Inside For we bear the brunt Of our lives — Both good and bad And nothing we do Will change … Continue reading

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Creative Apartment Decorating

I promised you photos of my apartment decorating and was finally able to get some loaded.   This first one is a wall decoration that is created from my favorite sheet set.  This photo is the twin pillow case displayed … Continue reading

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My Pad

Well I’m in my 2nd month living in Ozark, AL and am slowly getting used to the changes.  There seems to be crime here, but I’m sure it’s not as bad as Dothan.  I moved from the boondocks where there … Continue reading

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Perserverence Pays Off!

Yippee! Started January, 2013 with my dose of black-eyed peas for good luck. I’ve done this since 2003 right after Mom died. Yes, you’re right I am superstitious, but really believe in Karma so I do everything within reason to … Continue reading

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