Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Familiar Crackle of Old Elastic

The other day I grabbed a swimsuit out of storage and when I went to step into it, I heard a crackle.  It was the elastic.  The old elastic in the seams of the swimsuit.  It was crackling as it … Continue reading

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At the Lands’ End for Shipping Charges

I try to save money on the littlest things.  Like yesterday: I was shopping online for a new swimsuit.   (I will explain why in a post tomorrow and yes, I know, it is dangerous to shop for a swimsuit … Continue reading

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Roasting while Roasting.

How to get dinner on the table when it is 110* outside without roasting yourself before you have roasted your dinner. Step 1:  Go get in your swimming suit (or your bathing suit, as I grew up calling it). Step … Continue reading

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A Little Rest and Relaxation

I’m heading to a family reunion for a while and will post when I can.  Internet service is a little spotty but I’m sure I will need something to keep me busy and will probably write something. (Don’t hold me … Continue reading

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