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>year in review: some 2009 stats

>94: books read39: blog posts16: quarts of pickles canned14: quarts of tomatoes canned8: houseguests (though some of those were here multiple times)5: weeks without a working computer at home4: major furniture items bought3 1/2: rooms redone (the kitchen is still … Continue reading

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>of wishes and longings

>I firmly believe that when there’s a message that needs to get to you, the universe conspires to make it absolutely, painfully, blatantly clear. Strange little coincidences – like the same theme or sentiment in a card someone sends you, … Continue reading

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>25 things about me

>1) I like Minnesota better than California. (I know most of you think this means I’m crazy). 2) I turned domestic(er) when I moved here – all of a sudden I have a vegetable garden and find myself canning and … Continue reading

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>what I’ve learned today

> Sometimes you just have to give in to yourself and take a bite out of the stick of butter. There are patterns that drive you absolutely crazy but will happen again anyway, even as you try to change them. … Continue reading

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>some of the best gifts I’ve ever received

> the way cats run sideways sometimes little kids singing when they think no one’s listening rings around the moon on certain nights the way, on occasion, snow sparkles like glitter seeing the moment the lights go on downtown Bill … Continue reading

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