Monthly Archives: May 2012

Stormy Weather….

. We had quite the sound and light show last night – we had thunder and lightning starting in the wee small hours of the morning, and it was still going strong when the alarm went off…. . . As … Continue reading

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Jack’s Delicious Asparagus

. . Our friend Jack brought this to this year’s annual Memorial Day get-together, and was kind enough to give me the recipe: . Jack’s Delicious Asparagus 1 T. butter 1 T. olive oil 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed 1/2 … Continue reading

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The Thanks of a Grateful Nation

. . General Orders No. 11, Grand Army of the Republic Headquarters. I. The 30th day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of … Continue reading

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Those They Leave Behind

. It is the one and only photo that makes me cry each time I see it. What brings the tears to my eyes is not just the bereaved young woman, but the Marine who stands behind her. In an … Continue reading

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The Official Start of Summer

. . Memorial Day Weekend – the “official” start to the Summer season. We have the annual running of the Indy 500, the men fire up their grills, and the ladies can start wearing white shoes! I ran across this … Continue reading

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The Day That All Moms Dread…..

Well, I knew this day had to come – it comes around every year. The day that all kids look forward to. and all mothers dread. That’s right, folks – the Last Day of School is here….. . . Oh, … Continue reading

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Well, THAT’S a Relief….

. . One of the hallmarks of Myasthenia Gravis is muscle fatiguability. After living post-diagnosis with this condition for over 2 years, I’ve come to accept that I’m going to have good days and bad days, and there is never any … Continue reading

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Why I Love SpongeBob SquarePants So Much

One of the great things about having kids is that you get to watch cartoons without anyone thinking you are weird. One of our family’s favorites the past few years (it first aired in 1999) has been SpongeBob SquarePants. He’s such … Continue reading

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A Hilarious Harry Potter Spoof (That I Can’t Believe I Missed) –

. . In 2003, the BBC’s “French and Saunders” did this laugh-out-loud spoof on the second Harry Potter film for the UK’s version of Comic Relief: 2003′s UK fundraiser performed a spoof story entitled “Harry Potter and the Secret Chamberpot … Continue reading

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The Music of Magic City – “Drowning on Dry Land”

I gotta tell you, I am absolutely LOVING the music that they are playing on this series! This one played at the end of Episode #106 – “The Harder They Fall“. Here is “Drowning on Dry Land”, performed by Albert … Continue reading

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