Ramblings and Ruminations, Writing

March In A Nutshell

 – Premise – Greetings, my lovely citizens! I wasn’t feeling well for most of the month and then I got a cold . . .  Consequently, I didn’t get nearly as much done this month as I would have liked.     But we shall at least endeavor to gather the few scraps of news.  Onto the nutshell!    –…

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February In A Nutshell

 Yeah, that’s a completely random picture of a pear blossom on the header because I didn’t really have a feature image for this post because nothing really happened in February.     But, it’s still relevant, because our pear tree DID bloom – poor thing.  We had some unusually warm days and it tricked the blossoms into coming out.  It’s…

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January In A Nutshell

WELL HOW ABOUT THAT, I MADE IT.   January is always a bit of a higgledy-piggledy month.  For one thing, I have to get used to dating things with the right year – and just getting into the groove of starting over again, setting new plans, reevaluating old ones and basically preparing for the year ahead. But as always, despite…

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New Years Resolutions – 2018

I realize that I just posted last night and I never post back-to-back like this –   But hey, it IS New Year, this doesn’t happen all the time, so at least pretend to enjoy it, okay?   It’s January 1st!  Today is the day we make grand plans, even though we’ve just finished looking back at last years resolutions and…

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December In A Nutshell

Breaking news – 2017 is over! I know I feel like this every year but (as always) it just seems worse this year.   Where did 2017 go?  I cannot believe how quickly it passed by.  Was that a semi that just knocked me over into the ditch of New Year Fallout? Well, it was a busy year, a good year, a…

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November In A Nutshell

November makes a rather sad little nutshell.  I wasn’t feeling well for a lot of the month and was generally struggling with lack of productivity but – anyway – here it goes!       Thanksgiving Vacation   What did YOU do for Thanksgiving?  We took a road trip to Cocoa Beach Florida. Listening to this song is mandatory.  I…

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October In A Nutshell – Letting Go Of Old Dreams For New Ones

Once again, I had another rather ‘unproductive’ month.  I mostly played catch up.  But a few key events happened. Tweaked my blog design a smidge.   Went to our libraries massive bi-annual book sale. And yes, I got gobs and gobs of beautiful books. And behold –  the book haul! Three classics – I’m especially pleased with lovely editions of…

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August In A Nutshell

This is a depressingly short post because I accomplished hardly ANYTHING in August. ‘cringes’ What happened??  How could August be over??  And WHY WASN’T I MORE ORGANIZED AND PRODUCTIVE??? I do hate unproductive cycles. I mean – what on earth was I DOING all August??? I wish, Maru.   But anyway – onto the meager nutshell. Warning:  Major Gif-Zone ahead.…

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July In A Nutshell

July.  You’re a sneaky one, oh you merciless July – you missed me by a hair – but close only counts in horse shoes and hand grenades.  I survived. Though I must admit I’m feeling the affects. July turned out to be one of the busiest, most disruptive months of the year with big changes at work and our home. …

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