Monthly Archives: March 2016

A Modest Mom-versation

After the Annual Bark Hawk Station Easter Egg Hunt, my family returned to my home so Jeff could help me rearrange art and furniture because my FAT LADY, a 6′ x 4′ canvas, is being stretched. The only wall where … Continue reading

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No More Art. Who Am I Kidding?

Dwight’s oldest and dearest friends, Richard and Lois Kozlow, made us comfortable in their home in Birmingham, Michigan. Visiting their home was like going to an art museum. A prolific artist himself, Richard’s art was featured along with an eclectic … Continue reading

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Fangirling at 45

Urban Dictionary defines a “fangirl:” A rabid breed of human female who is obsessed with either a fictional character or an actor. Years ago, Dwight’s oldest granddaughter, Heather, visited Sundance in the summer. Redford was hosting the annual Sundance Institute with … Continue reading

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Why English Teachers Should NOT Try Online Dating

English teachers, like me, should NOT date online. It is only a series of misadventures in matching. I cannot edit. I cannot provide feedback. A brief list of why I cannot do this follows: hey sweetie …… u ski ?? … Continue reading

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More MOM-versations

MOM:  I wanted to tell you that I changed the number of rings on my phone to six.  It’s so hard for me to answer before the fourth ring. So now, when you call, let it ring six times before … Continue reading

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Why We Can’t Have Nice Things #875

Spring Fever hit the Hooker Horde and Home today. Houston was ready to start watering with the rain barrel. Then, trying to listen to Hamilton, Houston decided he didn’t like either of the remotes. Finally, because I stopped to buy lingerie … Continue reading

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Along with the 5 Dogs . . .

Scientific research has proven that living with dogs will increase life expectancy. That’s obvious. With dogs, a human must get out and walk. This encourages bonding with the dogs and the neighbors. Thus, creating greater community. Dogs cure loneliness, fight … Continue reading

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The First and Only

ME:  Do you have pets? HIM:  I have fifteen plants. I also collect movies. I have 1,200 on VHS and DVD. I collect art, too. Pets would make a mess. ME to MYSELF:  This date could end before the waiter … Continue reading

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