Theme Thursday: Google Image Search

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Y’all, I’m in the middle of a design project from hell.  Like, never ending, house trashed, wailing and gnashing of teeth type project. I blame Ken.  He saw it on Pinterest, which just proves my point that men should not be allowed Pinterest accounts.  No, I do not care that this is a sexist statement. […]

10 Things I Learned from Better Gardens Than Mine

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      You all have been so patient with me this summer, as the blog has been teetering off into a decided “home and garden but mostly garden” bent.  Last winter was so. flipping. brutal. that there were points where I found myself harboring dark suspicions that I’d never see another growing thing again. […]

The Curious Jude

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You’ve met The Jude and are familiar with his work, I trust, yes?  While I have to admit that he has, more or less, settled down in the last four years, he’s still happily marching to the beat of his own weird drum.  Which means we’ve traded him yelling “UNCLEAN” in the middle of Mass […]

Theme Thursday: Panic and Invisible Struggle Update

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First off, I’d like to say a very, very heartfelt thank you to everyone who read, shared, and most of all commented on the Invisible Struggle post.  I am completely floored by the response.  When I wrote it, I was nervous, because how presumptuous is it for the mother of many to speculate about the […]

Weekend Update: Vermont, Tents and Teeth

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(but not in that order) A couple weeks ago, I wrote briefly about how our tent had been condemned, and until another one dropped out of the sky, we were out of the camping action. Do you know what happened after that?  Do you?  I got an email from the sweetest woman in the world, […]

Theme Thursday/7QT Mashup

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I can’t even remember why I didn’t get Theme Thursday up yesterday.  School had better start soon, because my time management skills, which were sketchy to start off with, have deteriorated rapidly. So now I’m just going to mash TT and 7QT because I do what I like.  See me for one, Jen for the […]

Invisible Struggle

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The start of this story will sound familiar to lots of you: there was a woman, we’ll call her Rose, who I followed online.  Some of you know the drill- she read the same blogs I did, commented on them, struck me as funny/interesting/smart, I followed her back to her blog, and from there we […]