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Empty Nest · 1d ago

Shelling Out the Hodgepodge

Hello, Wednesday. Do you remember when I looked forward to you each week because of your alias, Hump Day? I do. But I don't love you because of that anymore. I only love you because you brin...
Empty Nest · 3d ago

It's All in the Books

I go to the old cookbooks to this day when I need a recipe. That's where I find the best ones. If I search online, I type in the recipe but I add 'grandmother's' to the search-- grandmother'...
Empty Nest · 4d ago

Happy Father's Day!

To my forever hero!I love you!
Empty Nest · 6d ago

We All Have Worth

How often do the words we speak and the actions we show devalue another person be it inadvertently or not? Human beings can do more lasting damage with our words than almost anything else at...
Empty Nest · 1W ago

Flying a Dad Flag on the Hodgepodge

Whatever that means. My clever brain is not working today. Not that it usually is but it's more MIA today than usual. Thus, the ridiculous title of today's Hodgepodge post. Anyway...I can't ...
Empty Nest · 1W ago

If It's on the Internet It's True, Right?

How many of you know people who are like this girl?I do. Goodness knows I have never seen ...
Empty Nest · 1W ago

Expectation Leads to Heartache

When we expect something to happen we believe it will happen. Then we attach other expectations to it such as how it should happen when it should happen, who should do it, how they should do...
Empty Nest · 2W ago

Am I Being Trendy Enough for Y'all?

I talk a lot about my grandmother's recipes and how even if you follow what she wrote down...
Empty Nest · 2W ago

This Summer I Will...

I never make New Year's resolutions because follow-through and I are not BFFs. But I wondered what would happen if I made a few summer resolutions. I loved summertime when I was growing up. ...
Empty Nest · 2W ago

Sadly, I Don't Need Shades

These days the future doesn't seem much more than bleak. Every morning I turn on the news looking for hope and all I get is disappointment, embarrassment, fear, and deep sadness. I need to stop turning on the news. After all, if I don't hear it it is...