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Gadgets, Gizmos, and Thingamabobs

This week, one of the foxes asked, “What’s your favorite gadget?” Merriam-Webster defines gadget as “an often small mechanical or electronic device with a practical use but often thought of as a novelty.” Since I don’t cook, clean, or garden, … Continue reading

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Hanging out on the Hamster Wheel

Finding ways to relax isn’t hard, finding the time to do them is trickier. I would love to sit and read a book with a cup of hot chocolate in front of the fireplace. Unfortunately, any combination of two of … Continue reading

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In the Good Old Summertime…

This week’s question: How does your routine change in the summer? Since I don’t teach during the summer, my Tuesday and Thursday afternoons are free, as well as all the hours I usually spend grading papers, answering emails, and preparing … Continue reading

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Eight Years Ago

Anniversary of a Different Sort By Jeff Salter Folks, our 4F1H schedule is pretty loose so far this year … so loose, in fact, that this week’s topics began with question marks.  My colleague Foxes – Iris, Jillian, & Micki … Continue reading

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Woo hoo!  The hubby and kids are out of the house, so I can finally do this without being interrupted over one menial thing or another.  The poor hubby has gotten several glares this week.  Why?  Because it’s the new … Continue reading

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