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Maybe I’m a Grandma

It seems we've come to that time of year again when bundling up and staying warm is pretty much Priority Numero Uno. It's about this same time every year that I remember that I know how to knit and crochet, and then out come the needles and the yarn. I first taught myself to crochet… Continue reading Maybe I’m a Grandma

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How to Survive Winter in New Hampshire

After spending three and a half years at university in beautiful sunny Florida, it's a real struggle re-acclimating to northern winters. Sure, I grew up in this frozen wasteland, give or take a hundred miles, but it's been a while since I've had to endure more than the two weeks of Christmas break in the… Continue reading How to Survive Winter in New Hampshire

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Kid Shit

Miss Rataaaaajczak, somebody peed on the carpet! Miss Ratajczak, how do you spell a... A what? A... like a dog, or a cat. A? ...you spell it... 'a'. That's it. That's it? That's it, I swear. How about this, Miss Ratajczak - if I stop picking my nose and eating it you can give me… Continue reading Kid Shit

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First Snow

Well, maybe it can't in all honesty be called first snow. It did snow about a week ago, but it didn't stick at all, and was melted by the time I got to work in the morning. But this is the first snow, the kind that makes it so you can't see on the highway and you… Continue reading First Snow