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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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Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You… by Anita Renfroe

Remember the hilarious viral video of the lady singing “The Mom Song” to the tune of the William Tell Overture? The lyrics are made up entirely of the “repetitive and reflexive… things that mothers say day after day after day … Continue reading

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