Monthly Archives: August 2010

Needing a Drink

God, I could use a drink! Once in a while I would like to just let go and escape from the stress and worry, to let loose and have an artificially-induced good time. Not that I ever did that very often … Continue reading

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Leftover City

Do you ever open up your fridge to grab a jar of preserves or pickles, but you cannot find it because there is too much stuff in the way? Or do return from the grocery store and have trouble finding space … Continue reading

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Great-grandmahood

Harley Quinn is my mother’s 22nd great-grandbaby. Eight are my grandchildren and fourteen are my sister Leslie’s grandchildren. I can tell you right now that I will NEVER catch up to Leslie. She’s the grandma queen of this family. I am … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Reality

My 12-year-old niece is a Girl Scout. Her troop is a very active one here in New Braunfels. The troop leader is a very determined woman who keeps the girls busy with worthwhile goals and activities. Before school was out … Continue reading

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The Laundromat Chronicles

When I moved to a little apartment in Austin, it was necessary to use a local laundromat. I tried several before settling on one where I felt relatively comfortable. I wasn’t there to make friends, just to wash/dry/fold my clothes. … Continue reading

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Baby Update – She is here!!!

Harley Quinn McCallick emerged into the world yesterday morning with lots of brown hair like daddy. She weighed in at 6 pounds 3 oz. and was 19-1/2″ long. She seems so petite and elfish. Very quiet so far. Amy is doing … Continue reading

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Try Honey for a Cold

Last Saturday I had a cold and could not go to my daughter-in-law’s shower for fear of infecting everyone. Now it’s gone. Usually, for me, a cold last two weeks. If the symptoms abate early, it’s because a cold sore … Continue reading

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