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Golfing with the Girls

I learned how to play golf almost 40 years ago. My brother and dad played and tried to teach me. I guess I picked it up some. When I got married I thought it would be great for my husband … Continue reading

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Decorating with Collections

Decorating with Collections Over 30 years ago, I started collecting menus from different restaurants we went to when we traveled.  I just put them in a box and didn’t pay much attention to them until about 6 months ago.  We … Continue reading

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Family Reunions

Family Reunions I don’t remember going to many family reunions growing up.  We lived in Texas and my grandparents and the rest of the family lived in Mississippi.  We took trips to visit about twice a year and saw as … Continue reading

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Sedona, AZ

I’m baaaack!  I know, I’ve been missing in action for too long.  I let my day job get in the way of my fun!  Well that’s all going to change! Sedona, AZ For today, let me tell you about our … Continue reading

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The 2012 Summer Olympics in London

The 2012 Summer Olympics in London Well the Summer Olympics are almost here!  I’m so excited.  We have a close friend who will be competing in the men’s gymnastics.  We have known Jonathan Horton since he was about 10 years … Continue reading

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Remolding

Replacing the Carpet You know when you move into a new house and everything is nice and new and shiny, life is good.  Then before you know it, 15 years have passed and you need new flooring.  Well that’s where … Continue reading

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Easter on the Veranda

With the weather in Houston this Easter, we’re going to enjoy our Easter lunch outside on the Veranda.  It’s not supposed to rain and the temperature is going to be in the low 80’s.  We’ll be sitting out on the … Continue reading

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Dealing with Frustration

Back in November 2011, we discovered a water leak on the side of our driveway.  Well since we had been in a drought for most of 2011 and we didn’t want to pay for leaking water, I called the water … Continue reading

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Check the Oven, Please

Do you live alone or have a perfect memory?  If you answered no to either of these then you may have done the same thing I just did.  I was making cupcakes the other day and as usual, I turned … Continue reading

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Who’s Job is it to do the Laundry, the Cleaning, the Trash?

Well I guess you think I’m going to complain about always having to do chores.  If that’s the case, you’d be wrong.  I’m lucky.  Around my house, my husband and I both do the chores. Laundry I usually sort the … Continue reading

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