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How to do a weekend getaway right in town

Aug 2, 2012
How to do a weekend getaway right in town

Twice this year, I’ve stayed at a hotel in Sacramento over a weekend.  Since I live here, it’s a little random.  The thing is, it was pretty awesome. What you do first is get on Priceline.  I know it’s scary … Continue reading

The Blue Muse
The Daily Pixel: The mostly airplane edition

The Daily Pixel: The mostly airplane edition

Before we took off for Oshkosh, I engaged in a boatload of mental gymnastics... This is not the Hopscotch Honeymoon. This is not the Hopscotch Honeymoon. You will not go to Mackinac Island on the way home. This is not the Hopscotch Honeymoon. You see, ...

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The Blue Muse
Thursday 13: July 2012 snapshot

Thursday 13: July 2012 snapshot

Yesterday a manicurist held me hostage. Two manicurists, in fact. And my little sisters just sat by and watched. And laughed.After the longest, strangest pedicure, I declined the manicure I'd originally requested. But before I could stand up and strugg...

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Online Dating Chronicles: It could be stupid or it could be great.

Aug 1, 2012
Online Dating Chronicles: It could be stupid or it could be great.

Over the past four days, I’ve been experiencing this cavalcade of emotions. Mostly, I’m happier than I can ever remember. But being that I am me, I have moments of “What the hell am I doing?!?” and “What if…” Luckily, … Continue reading

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My 5 Monkeys
Summer Update in Pictures


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Finding Our Way Now
Trip To France: Flowers In France

I love flowers and couldn't help taking a million pictures when I saw them. As a result, I was doing all kinds of closeups. What was so amazing to me were the window boxes full of flowers? Elsie had asked "How do they keep them so nice and water them...

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Some assembly required…in the bedroom

Jul 31, 2012
Some assembly required…in the bedroom

Putting together furniture is a lot like having sex. Maybe I haven’t had very good sex, which I’m fairly certain has been the case. But when you are putting together a piece of furniture, you have to be in awkward … Continue reading

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You’re on notice, jerk.

Jul 30, 2012
You’re on notice, jerk.

Parking is always a sensitive issue for me. This past weekend I went shopping at IKEA where they have an interesting array of parking types. There’s the federally designated ADA blue signed spots which are nothing new. There’s this nifty … Continue reading

Rubys Musings
Try, Try Again

It is Monday, so time for a new post and update. I wish I had the energy to blog more, and more to blog about, but life for me right now is a jumble of stress on so many levels and in so many areas of my life, it is truly all I can...

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Mr. Andrew Bradley
Taste of Summer at Denio’s Market

Taste of Summer at Denio’s Market

This weekend Denio's will be hosting its inaugural "Taste of Summer" event, complete with a kids zone and "Salsa Showdown."  This morning on Good Day Sacramento they had a salsa tasting and gave a quick lesson on cutting a mango for mango salsa....

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