Monthly Archives: September 2011

Ode to Ragweed

‘Twas a crisp fall eve way deep in the south When my love and I opted for a walk When what do my tired eyes espy? Fields of yellow that made me balk. At first glance I thought how pretty … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing

This week for Mama Kat’s Almost World Famous Writer’s Workshop I chose prompt #2.) A memorable fishing trip. I have gone fishing many times.  When hubby and I first got married we lived in New Orleans and my oldest sister … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Web

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While we were in Orlando we decided to  go to our favorite Mexican restaurant down there, Garibaldi Mexican  Restaurant.  We usually go to the one  closest to the hotel we usually stay at but since we stayed at a different  … Continue reading

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Sundays at The Old Home Place

When I was little the biggest “tradition” I remember is our pretty much whole extended family going to my grandparents every Sunday for dinner. Now it may not have been EVERY Sunday but it seems like that is what I … Continue reading

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Which Came First?

The chicken or the egg?  I lamented when Pacci at the Palomar in midtown closed. We had eaten there a few times and the food was fabulous. I think most of you will remember that #2 worked there. The décor … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fall

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(Sea) Lions and Dolphins-No Bears… Oh My!

The backdrop for the dolphin show Beached whale? What a cool job to swim with dolphins every day! Gimme a little kiss? So many dolphins, so little time! Tiptoe through the dolphins…. Look under the water towards the front of … Continue reading

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Where I’m From

My maternal grandfather, my parents, siblings and myself in the early 60’s I am from jackrocks sparkling through the dry red dirt, soapstone quarries filled with water for swimming or fishing, -just don’t get hurt, from grapes growing on the vine to … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Thing 1

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