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ROLL TIDE

ROLL TIDE

Go Alabama For ever my husband has been for Alabama even though he’s from Tennessee. Our entire married life, like this game, he and his brother, Bill, play phone tag. neither one answering depending on who’s winning. Over and over, year after year, this is how it would go. My husband, Braden, “Bill, did you get that score?” when they’re winning. “Judy, don’t answer that […]

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Politics

Politics

Vote: just do it! Somebody poke my eyes out if I have to watch another debate! Did you watch it last night? Did either candidate answer any of the questions? They talked and told everyone what the other party was going to do. “Donald is going to …” “Hillary is going to …” Ugh! Why didn’t those moderators ask each “HOW?” How are you going […]

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GRAND SOCIAL

GRAND SOCIAL

Grandma’s Briefs What a fun place to visit. I met Lisa on the internet. No we’re not dating! She’s a Grandmother of two and I was excited to view her many “pages”, stories, see her awards, and actually a little bit intimidated by her scope of interests. She has this Grand Social event, kind of like an opened house for anyone to visit.  Once in side, […]

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HURRICANE MATTHEW

HURRICANE MATTHEW

Hurricane Matthew Cancelled my trip to St. Augustine, Fl. Thursday. One of my best girlfriends invited us for a visit. By us, I mean Patsy, Vince and his wife, Sally. Except for Sally, we all went to school in England together. Our dads were USAF stationed there in the early 1960s. I was in the 9th grade and they, 8th. Two years ago, we had a class […]

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DRUGS: A LOT GOES A REALLY LONG WAY

DRUGS: A LOT GOES A REALLY LONG WAY

Drugs: prescription or beverage?   I guess I could wait until my 7 days are up to get rid of my drippy nose but that cough had to go. Went to my doc. After a few questions, like what color is the…the…snot, (it just drips), what have you been taking (water, aspirin, orange juice, a gulp or two of whiskey, and one Mucinex tablet), she chuckled. Then she gave me  […]

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One day in court

One day in court

No, I’m not an attorney, but one of my daughters is. So from time to time we end up here. Of course, we do. Don’t get all huffy. She’s a Tax Attorney. So sometimes those little tax issues turn into huge estate issues and that gets pretty messy. I’m one of my daughter’s paralegals, meter feeder, note taker, note giver, critiquer, reviewer, listener, observer, driver, […]

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Self Medication

Self Medication

An Apple a Day Look, my father was a pharmacist in the USAF. So from around 1949-1966 my sister’s and I would visit his work place. By the way, I was great in science! So by osmosis, I know all things medical. Yep. Just ask my kids. Today, I have 2 mandatory pills to take daily. Doc and I don’t always see eye to eye on […]

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Gardening

Gardening

Corner Garden Every year I plan out my flower garden. This year I thought I’d tackle the one spot that gets no sun or water from the sprinkler. I can hand water. Always so hopeful. I scour all available nurseries, anywhere that sells flowers. The “rack” sideways with different saucers purchased for a steal from the Salvation Army is perfect. (I’ve got to post this on Pintrest). It’s a work in […]

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AARP

AARP

WHO GAVE AARP MY ADDRESS Yesterday, I was discussing to no one in particular the wisdom that comes from life experiences, and commenting on the lack of respect that this younger generation has toward its adult population. I was ironing my salmon-colored smock getting ready for my new career as a member of the Ladies Auxiliary, and still a bit miffed by the chiding from […]

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Welcome to my new blog

Welcome to my new blog

Let me just say that I have a terrible time writing anything seriously. Everyday I discover something new, a new story, a craft I can make (uh huh),or some trip to take. Even so, my 5 children think I’m really smart (don’t yours) and I know everything. However, this place is for you, us. I want you to feel comfortable with your life and write comments on the lighter side, […]

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Making & Sewing Straps

Making & Sewing Straps

MAKING & SEWING STRAPS Repair of cold food carrier bag   While stuffing this AT&T bag with as much as I could, the attached straps ripped right off. Cheap thing. I need that bag. Besides, I throw NOTHING out. No, I’m not a hoarder. It is still good if you don’t mind carrying it like a bag of groceries (remember when the stores used paper?) […]

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Pillow Rescue

Cover a Worn Pillow in 5 easy steps. Even though I cover my pillows with a pillow case, feathers seems to sneak out at night while I’m sleeping and get all over my hair, and the bed, and the floor. What you need: An old feather pillow. This feather pillow was given to me by my father/USAF. Scrap material Sewing machine Scissors Lay pillow on a flat […]

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