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My Extraordinary Storybook Life

Like 45 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 It has been a rather extra-ordinary year. Here’s the story. Mr. H. and I decided that it was time to down-size and move … Read More »

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Happy New Year

Like 43 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 I know I posted these wishes last year, but … I am once again on the way to the sun from a place … Read More »


Treats for the Elves

Like 25 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 A few weeks ago, I received an email from Sainsbury’s (a large grocery chain in the UK). They asked if they could include … Read More »


Swedish Giftas

Like 34 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 Last year, our good friend Peggy told me about a family favorite they make for Thanksgiving. Giftas (pronounced Yiftas) I had never heard … Read More »

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Cognitive Dissonance

Like 9 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 Cognitive dissonance is a strange and powerful thing. Allow me to explain. Every Spring, the elementary school I attended (McFarlane School in Detroit. … Read More »


A New Year Mash-up

Like 5 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 Since my hard drive crashed (BACK UP YOUR HARD DRIVE), I’ve decided you’ll understand why you haven’t heard from me for a bit. … Read More »

Hoosier Daddy Corn

Hoosier Daddy

Like 2 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 It will take some more time to go through all the (hundreds) pictures for Spa Day at Girl’s Camp, so I’m going to … Read More »

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Memorial Day – 2012

Like 0 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 Nothing makes us happier than having the family together on Memorial Day. We roll around in the grass (and swing in the trees)… … Read More »

Martha Stewart Show Martha Smiles

Martha Stewart Show. I have more pictures so I must have more to say

Like 0 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 On the first of many early mornings, Luci had no idea what was going on, where she was going or who she would … Read More »

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Dear Martha: Thank you….I have some small suggestions

Like 0 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 Dear Martha: Thank you for inviting us to be in the audience of your show. We had a ball. I do, however, have … Read More »