Cathartic Ink

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Not Clean Enough.

I read Cute Overload regularly. Today, I stop by and see this: If you look closely you will note that this child is licking the snout of that pig. Full on, flat tongue to snout-end licking. Now, readers of TheBlog, you may not know that I was raised on a small farm. We had goats, read more

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Friendly Neighborhood Hero.

I have great friends. On Wednesday night, I printed and put together a sample of our save-the-date cards. And hated it. It was going to be a lot of work and was going to look “crafty” in a not-so-very good kind of way. So, yesterday morning, I rearranged my digital files for a new format read more

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While in the Atlanta airport [terminal C] TheBoy and I were sitting and waiting patiently for our slightly delayed flight to Maine. I watched as a teenage girl got very excited as she approached a young black man with spiky hair to ask for a photograph. I looked at him more closely and realized it read more

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Friday, August 11 I spent the day packing and cleaning things up in our apartment. TheBoy came home from work sometime around 5.30 and I cut his hair. We left just before 7 after a stop for gas, heading north for TheBoy’s mom’s house to stay the night. We missed the exit for Albany where read more

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Cultured Milk

I don’t like milk. I never have. I think that this has been exacerbated by the fact that cow’s milk tastes weird to me. We raised dairy goats when I was a kid and so we had raw goat’s milk and only drank cow’s milk if we happened to run out. At any rate, I read more

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