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Chocolate zucchini bread

I have not made it, but I tasted it when my friend Michelle made it, and it was yummy! Makes two 9×5 inch loaf pans Ingredients 2 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate 3 eggs 2 cups white sugar 1 cup … Continue reading

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We cannot fix the problems of the world, but we can make our corner of it a bit better.

About 9 years or so ago, my 17 year old foster daughter spent the weekend with some friends. When she got back early Sunday evening, she was eating like she was ravenous. When I questioned her, she said it was … Continue reading

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I am not less able to have compassion for others because I have not been a mother

This post is in response to a blog post that I read the other day. I sent this to her in an email, but I wanted to post it here as well. I will not quote her directly, as I … Continue reading

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For the record friday

I’m trying to get myself to write more, so I was looking around for link-ups for ideas for posts. 1. Favorite Picture of the Week I’m excited about learning to knit Fair Isle, this is the swatch for the hat … Continue reading

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Childless not by choice

I am participating in Kelly’s Korner “Show us your life” post, today is about infertility. This is such a difficult subject for me. I can rarely write about it without crying. I can sometimes touch on it quickly during conversations … Continue reading

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Some yarny fun!!

These photos are from several years ago. I cannot recall when I took this class, and I cannot even find the info on Flickr to see when I uploaded them! Anyway, I took a class to learn how to dye … Continue reading

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Stop all the clocks…

This post has been rumbling around in my head for a couple days. I hope that I can do justice to this topic, because this is very important. This week a dear, dear friend passed away. Katie McGuire was an … Continue reading

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It’s a new year!

I’m a bit behind posting for the new year, but that’s pretty typical! Chris and I had a relaxing New Year’s day after spending a nice evening at our friend’s house to ring in the new year. Chris downloaded Civilization … Continue reading

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Blogtember – September 9th

The instructions for today are: Monday, September 9: Take this short personality test and respond to your results. (at the end, find the detailed profile of your personality account – click “click to view” under “You” and “self awareness and … Continue reading

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Getting back on the horse! (And a rant about the poor writing I find on various blogs!)

I sort of fell down a deep hole after attempting to blog every day in May. Work just kept getting crazier, and other things in life continue to need to be attended to. Things such as laundry, dishes, pet feeding, … Continue reading

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