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M ON S T E R S !

B Movies are my friends Originally written by me October 2107 I am a fan of those bad B-rated monster movies.  I love anything with monsters, zombies, dark and stormy nights, and so forth.  My particular favorites are giant any things, such as Gila Monsters, Bunnies, Spiders, Ants, crocodiles and the like.  I have loved […]

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Tautology

Not a Fancy Name for Teasing As an author there are some things that I must watch out for in my writing. Repetition, characters who make no sense, and plot drift among other. Unintentionally saying the same thing twice in a different way in one sentence is called tautology. A tautology is an expression or […]

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Gratitude

Gratitude is defined as the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. When we actively seek out those things and circumstances we are grateful for what we do not have become less important. To be grateful is to be kind, to be appreciative not only for what others have […]

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A day in the life Crafty Me

Bee Water Stations

Bee Happy🐝 Yesterday my granddaughter and I were in the pool swimming away when I noticed a bee in the water. While I know that oftentimes bees land in the pool, not just for a drink, sometimes they are exhausted and have gone to bee heaven. Yet, I must try to save the poor thing, […]

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Are You Happy?

Tell Your Face I have been practicing smiling. Usually in the car. It takes a least 30 minutes to get anywhere from my small town so I spend that time smiling. They say that it takes fewer muscles to smile than to frown but if that is true then why does my face hurt if […]

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April

The First Month With 30 Days The month of April is said to bring the rains in order to have flowers in May. It is our first real taste of springtime and it is glorious. We have already had a few beautiful perfect temperature sunny days. It is sometimes hard to remember that we are […]

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Daylight Savings Time

Spring Forward Daylight Savings Time. The idea of changing the clocks forward and backward every 6 months, is something I dislike. Springtime is time to set them an hour ahead. I know the idea is to have more daylight at the end of the day, but don’t really like it anyway. I grew up thinking […]

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MARCH

It is the month of St. Patrick’s and the Beginning of Spring! “Spring.” she sighed to her reflection in the mirror, “I miss springtime.” I do miss springtime. Living in California, we may have many more days of sunshine than perhaps other places, we do have our winter storms. I do miss Spring. Just when […]

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Los Vaqueros Watershed

False Spring and a trip to a Reservoir in The Livermore Hills Since we were experiencing False Spring (those two weeks of nice weather before Winter weather comes back) in our little slice of Heaven in California, the husband and I decided to go visit somewhere new. He had recently been working in the hills […]

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February – To think

“Go to the winter woods: listen there, look, watch, and ‘the dead months’ will give you a subtler secret than any you have yet found in the forest.” — William Sharp (writing as Fiona Macleod), Where the Forest Murmurs William Sharp was born in 1855 in the town of Paisley, Scotland. He worked in a […]