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All in all it’s just another brick in the wall

I still haven’t figured out my life just yet. Or this blog. Or anything really. In my foundering state, I’ve spent the last week or so hanging stuff in my house. I like a project. Sometimes. And this one has been 7 years in the making. We have several large, and until now, blank walls. […]

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Happy Halloween (and a message from the Detective)

Nerdy Apple’s note: When this post went viral, my whole family was affected. To say it was a crazy, surreal time would be an understatement. Before the post went viral, the Detective knew I had a blog, but didn’t read it. He didn’t even know the URL if I’m not mistaken. He didn’t need to […]

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More great gifts and random acts of kindness

my KitchenAid mixer – how did I forget this? My MIL bought it for me several Christmases ago. Kindle a handmade scarf from Chaos - I may try to talk her into making me another one. my mother used to send me a new bra/underwear set every year for my birthday which seems a little on the […]

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I Wanna Be Daphne For Halloween

This video was sent to me by the adorable guy singing, David and was taken a couple of days ago at the legendary jazz club, Birdland. LOVE LOVE LOVE it! And made me smile. Hugely. Could this be any funnier? And adorable? And here’s part of the sweet note he included [is it still a […]

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Back to school with Schoolbags for Kids

I may or may not be counting down the days until school starts (17) and getting the lists gathered for the mass purchase of school supplies for 3. Fortunately, I was already able to score one of these from Schoolbags for Kids: I am loving the durability, the attention to detail, and the completely efficient […]

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Ruby Bridges: Unlikely Hero

A couple of months back, I had the pleasure to interview Ruby Bridges. That can be found here. Please take a moment to read (or reread) her answers. Hers is a remarkable story of triumph and faith. And now she is making news again. Take a gander at this. I cannot convey to you how […]

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