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Times are a Changing

Wow! What a different world I’m in now. Two years ago I almost canceled on a date, Hophead. I had a rough time traveling back from a job out of town on a Thursday, my basement flooded Friday and I had a date for that Saturday night. I met him online and I knew nothing […]

Dying to be Domesticated-ISH

Mom / Sis / SIL / Ginja, I am dying to do something that isn’t Work or Crew related. Unfortunately, I will need to start small but this new thing Pinterest has opened up a new world. I have found some cool sites and stuff to make. For starters maybe Mom can make this for […]

My Shovel

This is my shovel. There are many like it, but this one is mine. My shovel is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I master my life. My shovel, without me, is useless. Without my shovel, I am snowbound. I must use my shovel true. I must shovel straighter […]

Lent

I was reading a post by Lemon Gloria and her discussion with some friends about Lent and what it’s all about. So I went and looked up what I wrote back in 2007.  Seems there was a lot I had forgotten. **Repost It’s that time of year again when Catholics stick out like marked people […]

Save the Ta Tas

Did you know October is Breast Cancer awareness month? Breast Cancer has affected most families but now-a-days more seem to survive it. My Grandmother as well as my Godmother had breast cancer. Both beat it but both passed due to another sort of cancer. For years I was a smoker and I quit 5 years […]

The Kensington Labor Day Parade

If you’ve been to Kensington’s Labor Day Parade before then you have a predefined area to sit along with your family and friends.  You also know to bring a bag for the candy that gets thrown at you and a trash bag for the political handouts as well as the candy wrappers. The parade always […]

Now that the holidays are over we can breathe a sigh of relief and welcome 2009

The holidays have come and gone… Thank goodness. I spent Christmas week sick as a dawg.  Started with a cold and by the Christmas Eve I couldn’t keep much down. I felt so bad that during the annual Family Christmas Eve Party I went and took a nap. The Family got up at the crack […]