Category Archives: Slices O’ Life

Spring Break, Part 2

This is Part 2 of last week’s Spring Break fiasco. If you missed part 1, please go here or scroll on down to the first post before continuing. “Ummm … I wanted to see the beach?” It came out as … Continue reading

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Spring Break

For many, those words probably conjure up thoughts of “Girls Gone Wild” videos and piles of students descending on Florida in bikinis, tank tops and flip flops. These days, what Spring Break means to me is a few days off work. That’s … Continue reading

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For Deb and Bill

One of the many things I love about my parents is the wonderful people they’ve brought into my life over the years. Two of those people are Deb and Bill. Years ago, Deb worked with my father. When he opened … Continue reading

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Tunnelton, Granddad and Peace

I have been wanting to write about my grandfather’s funeral for a few weeks now. One of the reasons I hadn’t up until now was, of course, the demise of my former computer and with it my ability to write … Continue reading

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Farewell Trusty Desktop

The good news is, I am posting this from my new laptop. The bad news is, that didn’t come about quite as planned. Last week, my home desktop decided it was worn out. It had hung in there longer than … Continue reading

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I Might Have Been

My regular Tuesday post has been waylaid by that crazy little thing called life. So, what might I have been doing rather than getting my Tuesday rant or tale in tip-top shape and ready to roll? - I might have been … Continue reading

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Snow Daze

Today at work, I’m grabbing as many chances as I can to get outside. The sun is shining and the temperatures are climbing into the fifties. Here in Baltimore, it has been that way for much of January. And as … Continue reading

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Home for the Holidays: Party Like Its 2012

I don’t know about you, but on New Year’s Eve 1999 I heard Prince singing about partying like there was no tomorrow so many times that his song was stuck in my head for most of January. I have to give Prince credit – he took … Continue reading

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Home for the Holidays: Have Weasels, Will Travel

Although I haven’t lived in my parents’ house for over 20 years, it is where you will always find me on Christmas morning. It doesn’t even matter that now that my niece is a teenager, we no longer have true … Continue reading

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Coed Shopping

Welcome to another Life List Club Blog Hop! Today, I’m thrilled to be hosting David N. Walker.  While setting up his guest post for today, I realized that he and I have more in common than our love of writing – we shop … Continue reading

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