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January In A Nutshell

WELL HOW ABOUT THAT, I MADE IT.   January is always a bit of a higgledy-piggledy month.  For one thing, I have to get used to dating things with the right year – and just getting into the groove of starting over again, setting new plans, reevaluating old ones and basically preparing for the year ahead. But as always, despite…

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New Years Resolutions – 2018

I realize that I just posted last night and I never post back-to-back like this –   But hey, it IS New Year, this doesn’t happen all the time, so at least pretend to enjoy it, okay?   It’s January 1st!  Today is the day we make grand plans, even though we’ve just finished looking back at last years resolutions and…

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December In A Nutshell

Breaking news – 2017 is over! I know I feel like this every year but (as always) it just seems worse this year.   Where did 2017 go?  I cannot believe how quickly it passed by.  Was that a semi that just knocked me over into the ditch of New Year Fallout? Well, it was a busy year, a good year, a…

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November In A Nutshell

November makes a rather sad little nutshell.  I wasn’t feeling well for a lot of the month and was generally struggling with lack of productivity but – anyway – here it goes!       Thanksgiving Vacation   What did YOU do for Thanksgiving?  We took a road trip to Cocoa Beach Florida. Listening to this song is mandatory.  I…

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October In A Nutshell – Letting Go Of Old Dreams For New Ones

Once again, I had another rather ‘unproductive’ month.  I mostly played catch up.  But a few key events happened. Tweaked my blog design a smidge.   Went to our libraries massive bi-annual book sale. And yes, I got gobs and gobs of beautiful books. And behold –  the book haul! Three classics – I’m especially pleased with lovely editions of…

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September – Half A Nutshell

Just like I do for every month of the year, I had big plans for September.  Buuuut . . . things happened and I only “accomplished” a smidgen of what I had originally intended.   Nevertheless!  Some fun and great things happened in September!  Let us begin…    Some friends from Florida stayed with us to get away from the…

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August In A Nutshell

This is a depressingly short post because I accomplished hardly ANYTHING in August. ‘cringes’ What happened??  How could August be over??  And WHY WASN’T I MORE ORGANIZED AND PRODUCTIVE??? I do hate unproductive cycles. I mean – what on earth was I DOING all August??? I wish, Maru.   But anyway – onto the meager nutshell. Warning:  Major Gif-Zone ahead.…

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July In A Nutshell

July.  You’re a sneaky one, oh you merciless July – you missed me by a hair – but close only counts in horse shoes and hand grenades.  I survived. Though I must admit I’m feeling the affects. July turned out to be one of the busiest, most disruptive months of the year with big changes at work and our home. …

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Nutshells & The Tag Of Happiness

 ‘places small shriveled nutshell on desk’ Yes, this is a VERY small nutshell for June.  Why?  Because the Black Death swept through our house in mid May and decided to stay for an extended visit.  The nasty thing had a regular holiday messing with us and nearly got the best of us a couple of times.  Because of this less-than-welcome…

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The Prodigal Has Returned

‘pops out of woodwork with a swirl of confetti’  HELLO PEOPLE!  YOU ALL LOOK VERY FAMILIAR!   Did you miss me?  I missed all of you – a LOT. A lots been happening at the Well since I last saw you – most notably the new Well – courtesy of Paul Willis.  I am very excited to be launching this…

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