Archive for March, 2014


Half Century Fudge

Okay kids!  I’m hooked on a new treat.  And this is funny… I’ve never really been a huge fan of fudge.  But I’m hooked.  Lived the first half-century of life without it.  Intend to enjoy it the second half-century! Ha!  That’s a good name.  “Half Century Fudge”! My sister-in-law introduced us to this recipe.  And […]

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True Grit Vacation

There have been those times I’ve been accused of looking at the world through rose colored shades.   Well, I suppose I’ll accept that with glee.    Recently, I was challenged to put a charming spin on one of our wind-howling March days out here in Portales, New Mexico.  Let’s have some fun, shall we, and […]

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Did You Win?

  I don’t like this question. Right off the bat I’m stating that I love competition.  I think we all have a healthy built-in desire to strive for the best, to go faster, to create more beauty, to do something better than it was done the day before.  We compete against others and we compete […]

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She Must Know

  Surely she knows.  In her short life she’s only had the joy of experiencing two summers, but she must have the memory of those days in the sunshine.  I can tell by the way she leaps with excitement when I pick up my watering can and she follows me to the flower beds. In […]

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