Lynette’s Snark-Posting Litmus Test

To post, or not to post: how do I decide whether or not to tell a jerk what I think? Sometimes the feeling comes over me and I actually type a SNARKY comment or status update;  most of the time, I delete it before posting. I have composed hundreds of snarky comments, most of them …

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My 2017: A Cup of Momentum

I don’t make formal New Year resolutions as I rarely keep them.  Instead, I reflect on the past year: what I find encouraging and what I find wanting. I didn't write as much as I intended to, nor did I read the books I meant to. I missed too many opportunities for physical fitness, and …

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April Fool’s Distractions

Saturday, April Fool's Day, I had a great idea. I wanted to post a photo of flowers and say thank you to all of my friends who posted birthday wishes on my Facebook yesterday. I have taken some nice photos of flowers over the years, so I knew I could find one. [At this point, you're …

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The roses need planting

Last week I went to my membership club and purchased my usual staples, including coffee, bath tissue, paper towels, and food items. As a single person, I don’t often buy food in bulk unless it is canned or frozen (and I have enough room in the freezer).  While at the store, I spied some rose …

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Trump craves attention: Don’t Feed the Beast (update)

Since the election in November, we have read articles on how to navigate the ‘era of Trump’ and resist his regressive vision for the United States.  And we will resist this emergence of misogyny, racism, elitism, and intolerance.  Every day I look at my Twitter feed and see tweets from people and organizations I follow …

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2016: A Cup of Disappointment

2016: A Cup of Disappointment Several years ago I initiated a ‘renewable’ title for my New Year blog posts, the year followed by “A Cup of…” the one word that seemed to encapsulate the year.  The first year I took the idea from “Auld Lang Syne” lyric and the film, It's a Wonderful Life – …

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Bacon bits and other Life Hacks

  I'm a big fan of anything that makes my life easier. Just this morning I learned how to make bacon bits. That might not seem like such a big deal; however, in the learning of how to make bacon bits I did not in fact burn the bacon that I was cooking - a …

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