Category Archives: random thoughts

A Writing Slump

It seems like I have been in a writing slump lately. I don’t really know why. There has certainly been enough going on- back to school, wedding plans underway for my daughter, my daughter getting her first job, my great-nephew’s … Continue reading

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Mermaids

While at the Newport Aquarium today, where the ladies’ restrooms have signs that say “Mermaids,” I overheard a little girl very seriously talking to her grandmother, “Granny this place is for mermaids to go potty. But we just don’t have … Continue reading

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Do You Know What a Mugwump Is?

I didn’t until, not being able to come up with a slice, I took an email break and discovered mugwump in my Word of the Day email. The origin of the word is in the Massachusett and Wampanoag Native American … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

Tapped the snooze alarm three times this morning Had to go out to the car to retrieve cat food from the trunk to feed the cats this morning Raindrops started falling as I stepped outside, very lightly Southern accent coming … Continue reading

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A List Before It’s Too Late

Like a fellow slicer said, a list is better than not writing, especially when it’s getting late on Slice of Life Tuesday. So here it is: Winter finally came home over the weekend. When we got some cold weather and … Continue reading

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This and That

Here are a few snippets of the holiday season… Staff Shenanigans We had an “ugly sweater contest” the last day of school. The afternoon before, at staff meeting, one of our minority of men (we are an elementary school, with … Continue reading

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Random Observations from the Day

Here are a few things I noticed throughout the day today: * I was the 16th voter at my polling place this morning * A woman driving in the lane next to me this morning had a black glove on … Continue reading

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