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A nod to autumn: Pumpkin Scones

I hate have to scroll down forever on recipe sites to get to the recipe, so I’ll keep this brief. Many years ago, before the caramel pumpkin spice mocha-latte craze began, I got an idea in my head to make … Continue reading

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My second quilt and my third and my fourth!

It’s been 2 years since I made my first quilt, and I have finally made my second quilt. It’s from a jelly roll of fabric, and there are a dozen tutorials online for how to do a “jelly roll race … Continue reading

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Buying books and going ad-free!

We are back, after a long hiatus, and now we are ad-free! Today (being several weeks prior to the publish date of this post), I pre-ordered a book. A book, which I already own in multiple formats. It’s on my … Continue reading

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A fat bike to call my own

I love riding bikes. I remember learning to ride my first bike with no training wheels in the cul-de-sac where we lived in Fort Polk. I remember my dad cheering me on. I remember the last bike I rode as … Continue reading

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My First Quilt

My Aunt Alice is a quilting machine. She’s efficient at making quilts and can cut fabric as easily as I can pop the top on a can of Pringles. Seriously. The fabric that you buy at the store is as … Continue reading

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More Playing in the Dirt!

So I rented an excavator this time around, and my dad came out to play in the dirt with me. He took out some more trees, took out some of the hill in the driveway, moved a bunch of gravel … Continue reading

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A new type of wildlife is discovered at the property…

My dad and brother planned a trip to the property, and I joined them this last weekend. My mom and sister came, too. One of my nieces was ill, so my sister-in-law stayed home with them, and we missed them … Continue reading

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A New Battle Tactic [5,000 words]

I was driving along one day, and I was thinking about what it would be like if an animal played dead, allowing itself to be consumed whole by a larger animal, such as a snake, and then came out of … Continue reading

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A sewing project gone wrong

I read online that dogs with hip problems and arthritis benefit from a little dog cot called a Kuranda bed. If you look at the picture of the product, it’s basically a piece of cloth and some PVC. If you’re … Continue reading

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Crazy

One night, I was too tired to do anything, but not tired enough to actually fall asleep, so I played around on the internet. I don’t have any particular love for reddit, but I find that the writing sub-reddits are … Continue reading

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