Category Archives: everyday life

The tyranny of email

It used to be you could just recycle your junk mail and your kitchen/front hall would be better for it. Now that we have email in addition to the items that arrive in our mailbox our work is doubled. I … Continue reading

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Routine to Ritual

I heard this phrase the other day as an ad on the radio in the car (my book on tape ended) and it stuck with me not because it was an ad for playing Keno either. I thought of all … Continue reading

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How to enjoy being the host.

Hosting a holiday meal or get together no matter the time of year can be stressful. We seem to be throwing the word stress around a lot lately, ways to reduce stress, how to make stress work for you etc. … Continue reading

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via Daily Prompt: Black It is funny but I had been thinking about this subject and was already planning a blog about it when it appeared as if by magic in my emails. Now my take may be totally different, … Continue reading

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Six Steps To Less Stress

We all want less stress in our lives, so if we can control in it in any way it should be tried. Stress from other people, jobs, world politics etc, you cannot really do away with so let’s work on … Continue reading

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Recipe redo

Is there anyone out there trying to put together a cookbook? I have a suggestion or two. I was excited about trying a recipe that I found in a magazine that happened to be a old family recipe from the … Continue reading

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When are a pair of jeans more than a pair of jeans? When you have put a great deal of thought into your shopping habits, your needs vs wants and taken a month off of shopping. When I finished my … Continue reading

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