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Cat-and-Mouse

Here’s a riddle: What gets underfoot, completely ignores humans, carries filthy things in its mouth, and generates a steady supply of hairballs? In our case, it is not a cat. No, it’s the Roomba Brent gave me this past Christmas. … Continue reading

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We Have Lost the Plot, by Paul Mathews

They’re back–the British Republic’s President Zayn Winner and First Lady, Electra Winner–to make sure Presidential Spokesperson Howie Pond doesn’t accidentally catch a minute’s peace. It seems the President, himself a former actor (and legend in his own mind), has written … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is….

On a recent road trip, I stopped in a small Texas town for some barbecue. I couldn’t resist snapping a photo of one of their drink dispensers. Based on the evidence, this here has got to be the best named … Continue reading

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We Have Lost the Chihuahuas, by Paul Mathews

Howie Pond is at it again… whether he likes it or not. And he doesn’t. Now that he’s been released from his temporary assignment as a secret agent, you’d think he could go back to his own work as presidential … Continue reading

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Dances With Hazelnuts

Brent and I both love hazelnut butter, but there’s so much sugar in the commercial stuff! Then a friend gave me her recipe for a healthy version. I found a source for blanched hazelnuts, Brent ordered a killer blender, and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me

My birthday is this week, so I’m pampering myself a little… Instead of crafting a thoughtful post for today, here is an oldie-but-goodie that I wrote more than six years ago. Hint: I’m even older now than when I posted … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Pounded!

This time, I can’t even blame the appliances. Just my choice, perhaps, of recipe… or utensil. Brent’s mom, Jeannine, had bravely invited all the Johnson clan to her house for a mini-reunion. “What can I bring?” I asked, innocently. “Your … Continue reading

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