Author Archives: whenparkspeaks

I Love To Bake

Let me start off by saying that I also have a sweet tooth. I am trying to eat healthier, not eat so many sweets, because I really don’t know when to stop. I don’t buy cookies, I buy ice cream … Continue reading

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It’s The Little Things

I was sitting the other morning with my first cup of coffee and realized how much I enjoy that particular mug. I put quite a bit of thought into picking out mugs. I need it to be a certain size … Continue reading

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Classics Cost Less

I have mentioned before that I am a retailer and lately I am having trouble with the fact that my living is dependent on people buying things. Now I work for a specialized retailer and a good part of what … Continue reading

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A Tropical Heatwave

Okay, most of us on the east coast of the US are suffering with the first heatwave of the summer. I say the first because I am sure we will have others. Climate change aside, I really wish people would … Continue reading

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20% Waste Reduction

Wanting and needing to cut back on my waste is important, but there are times when it just seems like one step forward two steps back. Cutting out plastic completely is not doable for me and for very few people … Continue reading

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Oprah’s Book Club

Let me start by saying that I believe that anything that encourages reading can’t be bad. I read to escape, always have. I get involved with characters, their lives, loves etc. I want to be engrossed so that when I … Continue reading

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Whose Mess Is This?

I find that I get things done when under pressure. My daughter and a friend from out of state, might be coming this weekend for an overnight as they have a bridal shower to attend nearby. I was happy to … Continue reading

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