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dixie-swanson's picture
Dec.02.2013
  In the recorded history of smoke alarms, a low battery alert has never gone off during the day in our home. Ever. And, being human, we forget to change the batteries when the time changes — which is coming November 3.   We have several smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. The low...
michael-warren's picture
Sep.01.2013
My kitchen has always been the center of , and reflective of, my emotional life. In my first marriage, because we lived in an apartment, the kitchen was tiny and cramped. On the narrow stove, I cast lead balls to shoot in my muskets. A lead spatter on the wall by the stove testifies to the result...
holly-clegg's picture
Apr.30.2013
Too busy to cook, or the kitchen just intimidates you.  With kids activities, gradatuations, and meetings, you need a meal on the table and you need it fast! My rush hour recipes are the perfect solution to your daily dinner dilemma! Kids and adults alike will enjoy digging into these...
meg-philip's picture
Mar.23.2013
I’ve updated my website and added an excerpt from my first novel Love By Text to my Teasers page.  I commissioned some art work to accompany this particular chapter and boy am I pleased with the results! Love By Text was published in 2009; the idea for this novel came whilst I was in a...
mark-j-janssen's picture
Dec.09.2012
Angels are remarkable celestial cheerleaders.  It's not just from the heavens that they cheer us on.  Here on earth we are surrounded by their love.  They give us countless reminders that not only do they love us, but their love is just a tiny fraction of how enormously we are loved...
nancybrady's picture
Aug.12.2010
First off, I have to correct something I posted in my last blog about the "project", aka our new (old) house.  I said that drywall was put up in the bathroom.  Technically, it is greenboard.  Not only is it called that because of the color, which is a Kelly green, but it is also more...
leslie-musoko's picture
Apr.09.2010
Shadows and more shadows, ghost from the past that haunt me day and night. Like a forgotten fountain in a valley beyond redemption I have again been abandoned and left for dead. There are no answers. My ways are tried, tested and fail before my eyes because they do not meet any rules.  My...
allan-james-cox's picture
Mar.24.2010
 Steps            1. She frying eggs in a big black pan— sizzling, smoke going up the exhaust fan. The kitchen, today a hard summer rain freshness coming in the open window in the nook. Grateful, their love lifetogether.            2. On the sidewalk, waiting for her to come out, peering down...
arlena-boxton's picture
Dec.31.2009
Since my children grew up and have long left the nest, happiness for me has been that pee-in-your-pants excitement and feeling of wonderment of boarding a plane in one part of the world and ending up in a water taxi motoring through the Grand Canal of Venice, or zipping through Amsterdam getting a...
beth-greer's picture
Nov.13.2009
Every single day you may be inhaling or ingesting toxic chemicals right in your very own kitchen. Things like your household cleaners, non-stick cookware, food containers and dishware can emit chemicals that are shown to cause health problems like learning disabilities, autism, asthma and...