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August 29, 2023

The new DU4

Is currently offline for maintenance. I am thankful that our admins have given subscribers early access. I am hopeful that they will get it up and running for everyone soon.

It is fabulous! It is so easy to read and navigate. I've only been reading it for about a week and a half, and I already miss it.

EarlG and elad have done an outstanding job with this new update! I can't wait until everybody gets to use it!

August 22, 2023

You can Recommend comments on DU4!

That is all, but it's awesome!

June 4, 2023

I'm on vacation in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

We booked our rooms for the week of Memorial Day before Christmas last year and prepaid. When the Tennessee Legislature went crazy we said we wished we could cancel. We haven't had a true vacation for the entirety of our 23 year marriage, so we went.

Memorial Day weekend was crazy busy, but this weekend was vastly different. A lot of business owners commented about how slow it was.

Maybe we weren't the only ones who didn't want to come?

Anyway, we spent most of our time in the Smoky Mountain National Park and I wore the Pride Slides I got at Target every time we were in town!

February 7, 2022


My original post had a bug I think, it disappeared, so I posted again.


Who needs some love?

April 28, 2011

So far, so good


May 15, 2021

"Somewhere South" - perfect for a lazy Saturday!

I'm watching PBS and doing, well, not much. There is a marathon of this show, and it is fabulous! I'm learning so much about not only cooking, but American history as well! I love Vivian Howard, too!

Link if you want to catch it:


April 7, 2021

Rachel Maddow FTW

"Republican Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell pounding his little shell and telling corporate America to stay out of politics!"

March 5, 2021

Found another Unicorn

11 years ago I desperately needed a better car. I searched online, in car lots, kept my ears perked when friends talked about selling their car.

I eventually found a 2000 Toyota Avalon with only 56,000 miles on it. Less than $10,000. I snatched it up and have driven it basically problem free since then. It now has 252,000 miles on it.

It became apparent that we needed a third car to accommodate my daughter's work schedule. I started the search again.

I found a 2015 Lexus RX 350. 57,000 miles. Less than $23,000. It's in perfect condition and fully loaded! It even has special edition leather, even though that was not something I was looking for or particularly care about.

The dealer was super nice and helped me out. I'm so excited! It's a sweet ride!

February 14, 2021

Happy Valentine's Day DU!

I have 12 hearts remaining to anyone who doesn't have one. Reply here for some DU love!

February 14, 2021

Happy Valentine's Day DU!

I've got 18 hearts left to anyone who still doesn't have one. Reply here for some DU love!

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