Category Archives: family

More irises…and Chatty’s favorite card

    Chatty has two more irises! The first iris to bloom is at the back, with a bud showing, and the one in front has two buds just underneath it that will probably be out by the weekend…                          And, Chatty has … Continue reading

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Fireworks above and below

              Chatty had a nice 4th of July celebration with The Wiz and a couple of good friends. We barbecued, swam, ate chocolate cake, and generally enjoyed ourselves.     Nobody but Chatty was particularly interested in fireworks, however *sigh* … Continue reading

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Chatty strolls down Sesame Street…and learns some numbers

    Chatty’s first experience with live theater in the Phoenix area was a wonderful dinner theater show about Patsy Cline – but that was last year.     Then, a couple of weeks ago, in a fit of – Chatty isn’t sure what, … Continue reading

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A Ninja never gives up…

    First, I would like to thank all of you who responded with good thoughts and prayers regarding my previous post. I will pass all of your good wishes and prayers on to my cousins when they are feeling better. Truly, … Continue reading

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When bad things happen to good people

    I try to keep my blogs cheerful and pleasant for the most part, because we all read the news, and we find enough tragedy there.     So, if you are tuning in for cheerful or pleasant, please check back later. If … Continue reading

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Thank you, Merriam-Webster

    Well, with this Weekly Word Challenge Tink had Chatty running for a dictionary. The words this week are “espieglerie” and “monkeyshine”. Hey – “monkeyshine” – no problem! “Espieglerie”, on the other hand…     Chatty knew she had SEEN the word before … Continue reading

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Chatty’s two-legged “treasures”

    Chatty would like to thank all those who emailed and commented about how cute her two-legged treasures were in the last Weekly Word Challenge.     Ordinarily, she would leave it at that, but because several of you were kind enough to … Continue reading

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