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Wednesday Words: Flower Power

Another week, another Wednesday, and more WIP words. Today’s #1lineWed THEME is **FLOWERS** which goes with the month of May. You know that old chestnut, right? April showers bring May flowers. What to Mayflowers bring? …   …  *drum roll* PILGRIMS! Sorry. … Continue reading

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Tuesday Treats & Titles: Margarita Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

This recipe was mentioned in an article as a way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Me? I’m a big fan of margaritas AND ice cream sandwiches so I’m thinking this could be a yummy treat for the entire summer. Don’t … Continue reading

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Rose-colored Monday

I looked out my office window yesterday and found two roses blooming. I hadn’t even noticed the buds. This particular rose bush is old. It was in the flowerbed when we moved in over 20 years ago. I’ve managed not … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: Need a Hero

I am happy to report that I’m making steady progress on the ol’ WIP. Today’s #1lineWed THEME of **HERO** helped. I was at the start of a new chapter yesterday morning. As is my SOP, I left a couple of … Continue reading

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Tuesday Treats & Titles: Pancit Noodles with Chicken

Now that Mother Nature has decided to go home and sleep it off, I’ve been digging into the files for lighter, quicker fare for warm days. This one popped up. Total Time: 30 Min. Prep and Cook Time: 30 Min. … Continue reading

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Tuesday Treats & Titles: Coffee-Caramel Sauce

Sometimes, you just get a craving. Sometimes, you have the stuff on hand to mix up exactly what will satisfy that craving. This just might do it if you like the taste of caramel and coffee. Total time, including Prep: … Continue reading

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A Monday to Remember

Twenty-six years ago, it was a Wednesday. At 9:02 a.m., the very fabric of Oklahoma City changed. I didn’t arrive on scene until 9:35 a.m. and I was the only forensic fire photographer at the time. It was chaos. It … Continue reading

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Friday Sinema: Fox Tale

I love old British dudes. And this one reminds me of Dennis Mira, a character in the In Death series of books. Dennis is a college professor who doesn’t button his cardigans correctly and gets a little bumfuzzled but is … Continue reading

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Tuesday Treats: Chicken Cordon Bleu Crescent Rolls

Okay, I’ll admit, I’m not sure that gravy goes with this dish but some people might. Still, easy peasy and tasty. I just need to remember to add the ingredients to my grocery list. In fact, I’m going to do … Continue reading

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Monday the 12th of Never

Sunrise. Sunset. Day. Night. This old world just keeps spinning along and time passes. Totally beats the altermative, I’m thinking. I do wish Mother Nature would stop drinking though. Yesteray? 80+ degrees, blue skies, gorgeous, so long as you were … Continue reading

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