Monthly Archives: September 2011

On the road with Charles Kuralt. Or not.

I love to tell a story.  The end. Ok, here’s the story.  In early September, Mr. Fae and I found ourselves in Colorado attending a beautiful wedding.  Both our son and granddaughter were part of the wedding attendants  See?  Aren’t … Continue reading

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You Can Do It!

I bought my house one year, 272 days ago.  I bought it as a short sale.  In other words, as is.  In that time, I have replaced the carpet (due to holes from the previous owner’s cats); removed the disgusting blinds … Continue reading

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Cream Cheese Pumpkin Bread

The northern hemisphere is currently rhapsodizing about the coming of autumn.  I’m right in there with them with the caveat of autumn allergies messing with my head, though.  (Damn rabbit hates you!)  When I think of autumn, I can … Continue reading

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In The First Hour of Croptoberfest…

…ah, yes, tis that time of year… The leaves are turning, the mornings are chilly, football games abound. It must be time for… Croptoberfest! Yes, indeed, that glorious time of year when friends gather from near and far to share … Continue reading

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I Like to Think of Myself as a Good Dog-Mom

Ok.  Laida is a dog.  My dog, but a dog nonetheless.  And since Tyler and I decided to try to eat healthier, I thought it was only fair that Laida do, too.  So I decided to make homemade doggie treats. … Continue reading

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All shook up

A little over a year ago an earthquake struck a small country.  And no, I’m not talking about Japan.  Earthquakes strike with ferocious intensity all over our globe.  This particular one struck a country that I’m very familiar with and … Continue reading

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Community…pronounced…\kə-ˈmyü-nə-tē\ … the people with common interests living in a particular area; broadly: the area itself This week, I have been struck by the profound sense of “Community.” So, the backfill… Nineteen years ago, my husband (Mr. Fannie), my two … Continue reading

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