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"Men would drive from two towns over to get a whiff of grandma's muffin."  LOL!
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Not to mention her merkin....!
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Good news! Today I can count to 240!

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Quite an improvement over: one, two, three, many.....  in the old days.
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It's the first day in I-don't-know-how-long that I haven't had to go to work or to a social (or otherwise) engagement. I don't have to leave my house today.

That's good, because I woke up stiff and sore from the rigors of my active days, the laundry is beginning to resemble a not-so-slow-moving lava flow, and something crunches under my feet when I walk through the kitchen.

Solution? Take some OTC drugs, firmly close the door to the bathroom, and slide my feet when I walk through the kitchen. Then pour another cup of coffee and settle down with a good book.

#itsadayoffdammit  
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lucky uou .. mother nature is giving winter one last go here 
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For #WIPWednesday  

In the evening, while  sitting under the cat, I play with yarn.

And let's not do the math to determine how many months passed between  blog posts, 'k?

(hint: almost 8) #bloggeroftheyear  
There's lots of knitting and quilting, some sewing and even a bit of crocheting occasionally. Lots of babbling - mostly about The World According To Me.
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After a conversation with Mr. W., I started snuffling around for info about 'famous' authors and their pseudonyms.

In  addition to the 'everybody knows that' King/Bachman pairing, I learned that Benjamin Franklin supposedly wrote under the names Alice Addertongue and Anthony Afterwit (and many more, of course). C.S. Lewis wrote as Clive Hamilton, Dean Koontz as Deanna Dwyer, Ray Bradbury as Douglas Spaulding, and Pearl S. Buck as John Sedges.

There were many more, of course, but I'd finished my lunch before finishing the list. :-)
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Shatter didn't write all the Tek novels. There are 1000s of unknown writers out there letting a "name" use their work.
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Just a reminder to myself...
Never speak poorly of a person's physical appearance. This includes references to a person's weight and choice of clothing. Doing so makes you the ugliest person in the room every time....
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Good reminder for all of us.
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It must be said often, and +Mickey Blake​ says it well.
 
As we approach Mother's Day, please take a moment to remember that not everyone had a happy childhood with a loving mother. Be considerate of those for whom "mother" is a triggering word with horrible associated memories. Not all women who gave birth are truly deserving of the title of "Mom".

Also, please take a moment to remember that not all mothers gave birth to their children. Whether by fostering, adoption, step-parenting, or surrogacy, many amazing women had to work hard to achieve the dream of becoming a Mom. Be considerate of the non-biological mothers, most of whom love their children every bit as much as the biological mothers.

Please remember to be kind to those mothers who are estranged from their children, and those children who are estranged from their parents. Rejection by a family member is one of the deepest wounds a heart can suffer.

Please remember to be kind to the mothers who are separated from their children due to incarceration or deployment, and doubly kind to the children whose mothers are incarcerated or deployed.

Finally, please take a moment to be extra kind to the mothers who have borne the burden no parents should be subjected to, that of outliving their own children. Two women of my acquaintance have lost their children to death this year, and I am especially mindful of the fact that a happy mothers day may not be possible for them.

Happy mothers day to those who are capable of having one, and count yourself fortunate. To those for whom this Sunday is fraught with sadness, trauma, or separation, you are not forgotten or alone.

+Lex Larson+Kimberly Chapman​
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Indeed. My mother is a mixed blessing. And she was one of the "good" ones.
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A) This made me think about something in a different way
B) This is one of the reasons I'm not a writer
 
Yesterday's #AtoZChallenge  post went up on time, I just forgot to share it here.  D'oh!

Anyway, in this edition we talk about a really fucking important aspect of world-building.
(No spoiler disclaimers this time, but disclaimer link anyway for swearing.)I don't much talk about my own writing here, because honestly, I'm unpublished so no one gives a shit.  (I do occasio...
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Okay, I caved. Did a load of laundry because "commando" and "comfort" are not synonymous when at work.

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Girls, gotta do what a girl has to do.  Join the crowd. Love you. 
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So, we're surfing through Amazon movies onscreen and Mr. W. says, "I saw that. It sucked." Our Amazon Echo piped up, "Sorry, thanks for letting me know."

#adventureswithtechnology

+Joyce Donahue

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Haha .. talk about getting creeped by big brother 
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I  wonder if I can get Mr. W. to change his name to Daniel?
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This handcrafted ‪Hello Kitty‬ and ‪‎Dear Daniel‬ porcelain figurine from Nao by Lladró is a sweet way to commemorate a #wedding or #anniversary.

Find this and more precious porcelain pieces now at Sanrio.com: http://bit.ly/1EAjAsT

Say "I Do" with #HelloKitty!
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I'm trying to find out what the finding is called on this - the part with the 'teeth'. Anybody know what it's called?

Public service: Don't Google 'jewelry findings teeth'... :-/
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+Naomi Parkhurst LOL! Okay, time to refill the coffee!!
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There's lots of quilting & knitting, some sewing and even a bit of crocheting occasionally. I read: Mostly sci-fi, fantasy, mystery. Chick-lit gives me a rash. I've made my peace with the 11th Doctor. Oh! And I'm a handbell ringer!

Friends, family and acquaintances call me Diva.  I have no idea why.
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