Category Archives: Life

Holiday Blues

This is NOT a good day. It didn’t start too badly: the Kidling and I had to be up early to go grocery shopping with Mom, and we were. Then the car wouldn’t start. D was on his way out … Continue reading

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Oh Boy. Changes!

So I was without my computer for nearly two months…. then I lost all my links and passwords and stuff…And now I finally get back here, and NOTHING looks the same. I guess I will have to learn the new … Continue reading

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Catching Up….Maybe?

Well, I’ve been without my own computer for two weeks. Nick put in a new video card, so let’s see how well that works. This beautiful country of ours is 241 years old today. My grandmother, Margaret Kelleher Lear, would … Continue reading

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Prom Night

Where has the time gone? My baby girl, my Geek Princess …. the one who was reading and UNDERSTANDING her father’s astronomy magazines at age 7…. is at her Senior Prom tonight, having fun with her friends. It wasn’t the … Continue reading

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Mice and Cardinals

Lately, I have been trying to figure out why there are mice in this house. They aren’t getting into the food…. there is no evidence they’re even trying. The only things we’ve found chewed on were some bags of papers … Continue reading

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Entry Date 1 April 2017. No, NOT an April’s Fools Joke

Three months into the new administration, and I still see nothing good coming out of Washington. In fact, what I see is a nightmare for the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave. Currently, programs meant to … Continue reading

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Refund Time

I don’t wait, when I know we are getting money back. As soon as the W2s are in my hot little hands, I am filling out the paperwork and sending off the claims. Each year, we get one large purchase. … Continue reading

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