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The Waiting Room

The prompt for Writer’s Club this month is the waiting room. I am very proud that I didn’t wait to write this story. Usually, it’s an hour before the club meets and then I just jot something down. However, this prompt immediately gave me an idea. Most likely, it was one of those things that […]

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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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Crafting and Cookies Party Part III

Dipped Oreos* The last cookie I made for the Crafting party was dipped Oreos. Super easy to make and my favorite ones. I had planned to make many more cookies at this party, but for various reasons the RSVPs were such, that to make any more would have been wasteful. I should say Waistful as […]

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Writers Club

The prompt was “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” The prompt was perhaps suggested by Juneteenth and the actor Sidney Poitier’s recent death. The prompts are set by the group at the beginning of the year. The actor died on January 6, 2022. Of course, many people think of the movie “Guess who’s coming to dinner”* […]

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Candy Flower Pretzel Treats

Crafting and Cookie Party Part II I get commissions for purchases made through links in this post. Of course, you have to have sweet treats at a crafting and COOKIE party. Although this isn’t truly a cookie it is close enough. The treat is colorful, pretty and very tasty. Super simple to make as well. […]

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Pretty Party Favors

Using the Brother Cut N Scan SDX85 This post contains affiliate links I recently decided to have a Crafting and Cookies party at my house. The idea was there would be a craft and, of course, cookies to be had. Basically, an afternoon to get together with some of the ladies. The craft I had […]

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The Topic was Fractured Fairytale

Monthly Writers Club This months topic was to be Fractured Fairytales. You would think I would write something in the 30 days I had between each gathering, but, alas, I did not. Nope. I decided the best time to write was the hour before the meeting. The following is the result. My take on Sleeping […]

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Spring Color

MAY May is finally here and the earth is starting to truly burst into full color. I love this time of year it is between the brilliant, unwashed colors of Summer and the dreary, tiredness of Winter. The colors are happy and full. As if trying to make up for the gray of winter, the […]

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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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Horrible Joy

and the Day of Happiness Horrible Joy was the smallest person in the school. She was also the only one with red hair and lots of freckles. Horrible Joy hated most things about school. Waiting in line, all she saw was the butts of her classmates. At lunchtime, she had to sit on a tall […]