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The perfect excuse

When I first moved out of Mom’s house (I don’t count being away at college), I was lucky enough to get a little 2/2 condo in Tamarac, just about a mile from the entrance to the Florida Turnpike.

It was … Read the rest

How’s it going?

A few weeks back, I went through a series of posts where I grudgingly admitted I have lived a reasonably interesting life.

While that’s all well and good (and a needed boost to self-esteem), the fact is my interesting bits … Read the rest

Little things

I have a hyperactive brain. It’s both a blessing and a curse.

It helps me with my creativity and puzzle solving. It hinders me with over-complicating things and over-thinking. I’m used to it.

Funny thing is, except for the brain … Read the rest

They lie!

And I’m steamed about it!

I’m sure I’ve mentioned this once or twice over the life of my blog, but it bears repeating after another round of disappointment.

Product packaging lies.

No one needs any confirmation on refrigerated goods, with … Read the rest

Under pressure

Following yesterday’s chat about the high costs of home repair, we now jaunt off to that other favorite confection of modern homes – the HOA, or Homeowner’s Association.

Once again, I won’t take this time to bemoan the dunderhead things … Read the rest

Learning from the masters

Home ownership is expensive.

I don’t need to tell actual home owners this, but to you renters out there longing for a home of your own, it bears repeating.

I rented for 11 blissful years in a small condo on … Read the rest

The nose knows

Conflate –  to combine (things, such as two readings of a text) into a composite whole.

As in, I’m about to conflate several post references to a conclusion and an inanity.

To start off, several posts ago I mentioned my … Read the rest

A pound of prevention

Halloween is coming!

No, I’m not in a time warp. Neither are you. But, I am more likely preoccupied with Halloween than most any of you.

While my plans for my big display this year are still percolating (trying to … Read the rest