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Entries from March 2010

WOW

March 31st, 2010 · 3 Comments

Check out this video of flooding in Old Mystic, Connecticut. I use to go to the church in the video but I haven’t been back there in 15 years or more. On a normal day the raging river is little more than a brook!

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A Successful Safari

March 31st, 2010 · 6 Comments

For a couple of years now, I’ve been tracking the elusive Toothpick Monkey. I finally found him on eBay, masquerading as “Tropical Monkey.” After a successful bidding war (hard to lose when you are the only bidder LOL), Toothpick Monkey is on his way to Arizona and a life of leisure at The Boy’s house, [...]

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Spring In My Neighborhood

March 25th, 2010 · 4 Comments

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The Boy Is Happy

March 22nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

There was a period of time, a very long period of time, when The Boy lived only for the game, World of Warcraft (WOW). On the rare occasions when we were able to entice him out of his room and away from his computer, all conversations were dominated by talk of WOW or a resentment [...]

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Vintage Perfume Bottles

March 18th, 2010 · 8 Comments

Last year I purchased an old printer’s drawer at a yard sale, renewing my life long fascination with miniatures. It took me a while to sort through old storage boxes, and my daughter’s Barbie collection, but I finally found most of my old treasures and put them on display. There are a few items that [...]

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Sailing Weather

March 12th, 2010 · 5 Comments

I got up early today to go yard sailing. *THUMP* *THUMP* *THUMP* *THUMP* That was the sound of my family and friends hitting the ground after fainting, because I said I got up early. Let’s give them a second to compose themselves… Yes, it is true. I got up early and was out the door [...]

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