Keeping My Promise To The Children

Here’s how the story goes. Saturday afternoon, a dull throb starts pulsing throughout my face, radiating from my jaw and the tooth that sometimes feels non-compliant. Terrible timing considering I had planned to take the family to the local children’s play centre. The remainder of the day is blocked out by a hazy cloud. By …

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Insect Irritation

Ethel, the elderly lady next door, waved me over as I was checking the mailbox this afternoon. She wanted to know if I could remove a beehive for her – perhaps she’d overheard me professing my concerns about the global demise of bees, although she’s fairly deaf, so I doubt it. Regardless, I told her …

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First Home Within Sight

I look forward to blazing the trail for cat people everywhere. Personally, I’m sick and tired and I’ve had it up to here with all the abuse we get in the media. We’re often stereotyped as completely nuts, only loving our cats, living in squalor and generally not contributing anything of value to society. Well, …

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My husband and his chainsaw

DIY is the motto of our household. If you can’t do it yourself then it simply can’t be done. My husband is not a particularly practical man. He intends well and acts constantly for others but he often fails miserably. So when it came to having to re do our yard I wanted to do …

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Ponies and Wallspace

Growing up, I always liked my room to be just how I liked it. This was even true when I was a boarder at my high school, though obviously my home was a bit more decked out. I was all the way up on the third floor, which consisted of just my room, a playroom …

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