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olallieberry, olalaberry …delicious either way

olallieberry, olalaberry …delicious either way

Ahhh sweet, juicy olallieberries. Or is it olallaberries? I think it’s olallieberries, but I still pronounce it “olala.” It just feels more fun that way really! When I first saw these beauties, I thought they may be a cross between a raspberry and a blackberry. They’re actually a cross between a loganberry and a young … Continue reading

Ignore This Post.

I have several draft posts set aside for myself, one of which I added just last night. Several are from this time last year, when I started  my blog. They have to do with my family and my childhood, and were largely my efforts to piece together what I know from the snippets, memoirs, white … Continue reading

Veteran’s Day & Lucky Numbers

The “1” button on everyone’s keyboard is surely getting a good workout today. May I suggest being kind enough to split your usage between the “1” above your letters, and the “1” on your number pad. I mean seriously people, give ’em a break! But that’s not what I meant to talk about. I wanted … Continue reading

Back in March(ish)….

Every year since I’ve known my (now) hubby, I’ve had to have “the talk” with him. This year, with eight months of marriage under our belts (preceded by eight years of dating), I decided to do it again. But this time, I had a much more serious tone. Standard procedure for this seemingly annual occurrence … Continue reading

Happiness and that OTHER feeling

How is it that I can feel such despair and get sucked into the vortex of loneliness and diminished self worth, and then feel just fine the next day? Lately, I’ve gone back and forth, like a game of double dutch – one foot down on one side, now one foot down on the other…..continue … Continue reading

Gimme some of that, hubs!

Sleep. What IS its problem?! I spend half the day counting down the seconds until I get some of it, while trying NOT to get some of it by practically bathing myself at my desk in coffee, and then when it’s time to go to sleep at night I get nada. I don’t even effing … Continue reading


The hubs has a set of really great parents. I love spending time at his childhood home and seeing them go about their day. It’s like leave it to beaver or something! Now of course every family has issues and I’m not naive enough to think they don’t. They do. After 8 years of being … Continue reading