Monthly Archives: November 2011

Lady in waiting

For the last two weeks I have been waiting to hear some news that could have a major impact on my life. For a woman for whom control is a comfort zone, this has been a lesson in patience and … Continue reading

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You light up my life

The Country Boy and I spent the better part of today working on getting the prestrung lights on the Christmas tree to work and, after much effort, decided to scrap the strand on the top section and restring it. It took … Continue reading

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Trigger happy

The sounds you hear throughout Pennsylvania this weekend aren’t early Christmas carols or cash registers from holiday shoppers. It’s the sound of hunters getting their shooting skills ready for Monday’s rifle season opening. It seemed like wherever we went today around … Continue reading

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Black Friday Surprise (and wondering if there were buggies in the lot at 5 am)

Yesterday, the Country Boy and I did something completely un-country. We went out shopping along with the other crazies. We found some good deals and walked away from others that, while good, weren’t on our list or in our budget. We … Continue reading

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Thinking inside the bag this Thanksgiving

The girls and I decided to spend the this past weekend back in Western New York State with my family since Country Boy was busy going on a bear hunt.  [As a side note, I dare you to read that last sentence and … Continue reading

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A hole in my heart (or hole-y #&*$)

Have you ever had a pair of jeans that were just perfect for your body? The ones that, dress up/dress down, you always wanted to wear because they just felt great? The jeans that, over time, became so soft and … Continue reading

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Not my typical post

It’s the word that seems to be dominating my life (and, if I think about some of the top stories in the news, in everyone’s life) in the last few weeks, and especially the last few days: Choices. We all face … Continue reading

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