Tag Archives: Idaho

Bound to be Snow

We are talking about being snowed-in this week. It only happened a few times to me, mostly because I grew up in suburbia. I am always ready for any reason that would prevent me from getting out to buy supplies. … Continue reading

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There and Back Again, Or Not

What’s the farthest you’ve ever traveled from your home at that time? Where did you go? That would have been my first trip to Arizona, when I was still living in my ‘native stomping grounds’ of the Washington, DC area. … Continue reading

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Sloppy Copies, Stalled Calls

This week we are discussing if we remember how life was before everything was electronic and portable. Boy, do I! No young person can imagine how hard it was to communicate over distances before express mail, email, instant messaging, cheap … Continue reading

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Oh, The First Snow Fall of the Winter

The question of the week is: Do we have First Day of Winter or First Snowfall traditions? Um, no. When I was a kid it was exciting to see snow. I grew up in the Washington, DC suburbs and only … Continue reading

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Enough To Curl Your Hair

Here I was, telling my husband that this week’s topic has apparently been thought of by me, but, ” I have no idea of what to say, except… and… then… oh, and there’s…”. I didn’t think I had much to … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just the Heat…

Most of us are in the US and this week are talking about what we hate about the heat. It is the end of July and that is usually when the worst hits.(Iris is in Australia, so if you check … Continue reading

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Weather…or Not

Winter. I waited until the last minute to write this and I think I am just going to wing it. I had in mind some things I was going to say, but winter hit with a vengeance tonight,(Thursday). Except for … Continue reading

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