Category Archives: Mark

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a holiday that is always filled with tension for me though I seek desperately for ways to end that and to feel happy and and have fun on this food holiday. Every day of my life, with few … Continue reading

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The Eye Doctor and ‘Them Sireens’

Today is the day of our annual, family migration to visit the eye doctor. We love our eye doctor, probably more than is normal and thanks to the events recorded here, we found him. Because I was never, ever going … Continue reading

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The Chicken Hutch

We live in the surburbs, on a river, on several acres of pecans, pines and salt bush. In this world of well-groomed lawns and tidy little boat docks, ours is a wild heaven. Fairies and devas collect here and plant … Continue reading

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Staycation, Day 5

  Today my husband went to work all day. I puttered around the house. We had a great date night planned and made it so far as to have dinner with friends at a lovely restaurant in Virginia Beach. The … Continue reading

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Staycation, Day 4

Husband worked half of this day so I did the barn chores and went for a swim ALONE. No lifeguard or anything. We spent the afternoon processing peaches after which we were too exhausted to deal with fixing supper. Instead … Continue reading

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Staycation, Day 3

Today I had a husband to hang out with again ALL DAY. It was cool. We got up and did our chores (amazing how quickly the laundry was all washed folded and put away without a child here!) and headed … Continue reading

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Staycation, Day 2, with husband

Mark took this day off of work and we spent the day doing chores, inside, mostly in the nude. Those of you who never walk around your houses sans attire really need to give it a try. You can turn … Continue reading

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