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Tuesday Treats & Titles: Chickasaw Grape Dumplings

This year is fading into the New Year. It’s a time to look back while making plans for the future. There comfort in tradttions and this recipe is an old one handed down generation to generation. Grape dumplings were traditionally … Continue reading

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Tuesday Treats & Titles: Forgotten Cookies

It’s almost Christmas. For today’s treat, I thumbed through my own recipe book to pull out a Christmas favorite from my childhood. These cookies are so easy, I could make them all by myself when I was a little kid. … Continue reading

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Friday Sinema: Sing Along

So…I saw this… And I thought, “Self, you’d go to Mass with this priest.” And I would. Father Ray reminds me a lot of the Episcopal priest who officiated at my dad’s memorial serive. As we were planning things, I … Continue reading

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Friday Sinema: Skye Song

I watched “Outlander” for a few seasons. I never read the book, much less the series, though. While I enjoyed the HBO series (for awhile), I found the best part of it was the soundtrack. One of the songs sprinkled … Continue reading

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Friday Sinema: Going Classical

Happy Birthday to my Dad. It’s actually tomorrow but since I take weekends off from blogging, I’m a day early. I still miss him every day, even though it’s been 26 years. He and I used to watch all sorts … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal What’s What

The world is crazy. I get out of bed in the morning and it’s like my head explodes multiple times before I can even finish my first cup of coffee. Yesterday, it was an Amber Alert–a 10 year-old boy. His … Continue reading

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Friday Sinema: God Bless America

Tomorrow marks 20 years. I thought this “flash mob” was fitting. And no, I didn’t have dry eyes when while I watched. I love this country and it stands for. ‘Nuff said.

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Last August Monday

What is it about time? It just keeps passing, not like a lazy river but like a flash flood. Last week, Monday came dark and early. I took a nap and suddenly, it was Friday. How does that even happen?!?! … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Fortunetelling

So. I used to tell fortunes. Sort of. Very seldom for others, usually for myself. I used tarot cards. And I once tried Viking runes. I never got an intuitive feel for them like I did the tarot. I used … Continue reading

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Tuesday Treats & Titles: Easy Cream Puff Cake

When I was a kid growing up, my favorite treat to get at the bakery downtown was a cream puff. I’m still totally in love with the things–light and airy pastry/crust with creamy pudding goodness inside and a drizzle of … Continue reading

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