Category Archives: silly stuff

Packing, Chatty-style

    Chatty is deep into organizing and planning for her first trip on an airplane in over 4 years.    Chatty is accustomed to going on her vacations by car – which she loads to the gills for a mere weekend trip to the … Continue reading

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Laissez faire, or; The Spray Bottle of Peace

   lais⋅sez faire–noun 1. the theory or system of government that upholds the autonomous character of the economic order, believing that government should intervene as little as possible in the direction of economic affairs.2. the practice or doctrine of noninterference in the … Continue reading

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Beer Shampoo – Who Knew?

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Chatty’s Tomato has turned RED!

    Oh, the excitement!     Chatty wandered out in the back yard yesterday to check on her tomatoes. When Chatty says “tomatoes”, she means…two.     One cherry-sized tomato – and one so small you could feed it to Barbie and she’d still want … Continue reading

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Me and Them, or…What Horses Think About

    Time again for Tink’s photo game, the Weekly Word Challenge.     The words this time are “me” and “them”. Once again, Chatty is turning this post over to a guest blogger. Her name is Tilly, and here’s what she had to … Continue reading

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Chatty’s first Wordzzles…

    Chatty is back from her wonderful mini-vacation to Tucson, about which she will tell you soon.

    But, at the moment, she wants to tell you about an excellent new game she has found (thanks, Jay!) – and to show you the results of her writing labors, of course…

    You can learn all about the inception of this writing game by reading Raven’s blog, but Chatty will attempt to explain it in a few words.

    Yeah, right. When has Chatty ever used just a few words?

    ANYWAY – Wordzzle is a writing exercise …
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Chatty Goes South…again

    Chatty is taking another brief trip to southern Arizona, and she is very excited!

    Last time, she visited Tombstone and Bisbee.

    This time, she is concentrating on Tucson, and all the fun things to do there.

    Her good friend Book Girl has agreed to come along for the ride.

    Because time is limited (2½  days, 2 nights), Chatty has had to rein in her enthusiasm and keep it to what can realistically be done in that time with real appreciation – instead of just flying from one place to another. It’s tough, because there are so …
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