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"Life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful."
- Unknown

"That which does not kill you, makes you stronger."
- Handed down through the ages.

"Life's tough. It's even tougher when you're stupid."
- John Wayne

For You, Mr. T

Last night, at a function in town highlighting the incredible work of the artists on this end of the county, I learned that I have an avid blog reader . . . OTHER than my dear mother! (Okay, okay, so he'd also been drinking since 2:00 in the afternoon so his judgement was a little cloudy . . . but I digress.)

No, in all seriousness, it helps me SO much to know that there ARE, actually, folks out there reading this. This is gonna give me the boost in the rear I need on those many days that I think, "Yeah, but what do I have to say of interest? Besides, who's reading it, anyway?"

So, in the two seconds I have before I'm off to take care of Baby Girl for the day, I'll leave you with this tidbit: it's May 9th today, right? And . . . SNOW?! (Pictures to follow tonight.)


  1. Hey, we read it daily too!

  2. C Momma,
    Your blogability is exceeded only by your graceful charms.

    I was given eyes solely to glance your musings when you are so disposed.

    As a gifted musician to her piano, the textual melody rising from your keyboard is likewise a masterpiece.

    Write that book.

  3. "Besides, who's reading it anyway?"

    So what am I? Chopped liver?? Knowing that your little, old, enfeebled, doting mother who has nothing else to live for or fill her hours with other than reading your blog should be enough to keep you writing on a regular basis!

  4. Geez . . . okay! I get the idea! ;)

    Now, what great tales of intrigue at Swamp River Ridge can I make come alive today? (Snort, snicker.)

    P.S. Ha! Word Verification: repeld!

  5. I'm a regular reader too-- your blog is an important link to the world beyond my own experience and your well-voiced homesteading struggles help me buck up and shoulder my own.

    I value your voice and I hope you keep writing.

  6. I'm with Mama Pea, chopped liver, point given, point taken.
    Tomorrow yes???

  7. Dear Most Recent Anonymous Commentator (chicken!): Yeah, yeah, blah, blah, what-EV-ERRRRRR! ;)

    Tomorrow - YES!


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