Archive for June 2011

Blast-Ended Skewts and Dogs for Rent

This is Harley. Harley came to us when he was an adorable puppy and looked like this. Now he looks like this. Harley has many positive attributes.  He is firm in his belief that the only good squirrel is a dead squirrel.  He thinks teenagers should have 9 p.m. curfews, and if their parents insist…

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She Wears High Heels, I Wear Sneakers…

Yes, I am referencing a Taylor Swift song in the headline.  Don’t hate me.  There’s nothing that soothes the pain of a poor review like blasting “Mean” and dancing around the kitchen with your daughter. Try it sometime. However, today I am not writing about reviews, mean or otherwise.  Today, I am over at Women’s…

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One Last Time

Can you bear just one more garden photo?  For me?  It’s so rare for everything in the yard to be blooming at the same time — either the roses have been eaten by the aphids, or the lavender has keeled over and died — that I’m really enjoying this week.  My husband jokes that if…

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Summer Special

If you’ve read Evenfall, you know it takes place on a farm. I lived in rural Connecticut for ten years, sandwiched between two dairy farms, and it was an eye-opening experience for this suburban girl. It’s where I first tasted fresh (as in from the cow) milk, learned that newly laid eggs are warm, and…

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Oooh, Shiny!!!

I still have HIGH HOPES for this blog.  I have a fun slobbering beast update all planned, but unfortunately the slobbering beast is making it difficult to actually write about him, as I am too busy dealing with the chaos he creates to actually sit down for longer than thirty seconds.  I swear, he and…

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