Monthly Archives: September 2014

Day 273: DIY Facial Mask

Today’s first was inspired by the fact that September 30 is National Mud Pack Day, according to holidayinsights.com. I opted out of using mud, and instead browsed through a variety of Do It Yourself facials online until I found one … Continue reading

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Day 272: The Fault in Our Stars

Tonight was movie night! In keeping with my desire to not shy away from movies that tug at my heart and provoke my tear ducts, I selected a film I wanted to see, but would have avoided before this year. … Continue reading

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Day 271: A Limerick to Close Tolkien Week…and Happy Birthday Greg

Today brings to a close Tolkien Week. What fun I have had with this week. It is amazing that it has been observed since 1978 and I only became aware of it this year, during my year of firsts. To … Continue reading

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Day 270: MSSU Football

Last spring, my sister Linda and I attended a MSSU basketball game for one of my first experiences. We had a fun afternoon, cheering on the team. At that time, I made a mental note to attend a MSSU football … Continue reading

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Day 269: Afternoon Tea with a Friend

What a special afternoon as my friend Cate joined me for the first time in my backyard garden, for tea. The day was gorgeous and the temperature mild. It was perfect for turning the bistro table into a tea table. … Continue reading

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Day 268: Happy Birthday Mom

The September birthday month continued with a celebration today of the matriarch of the family, my mom. It was a small party…my mom and stepdad, my sister Linda and me, at one of my mom’s favorite restaurants, Golden Corral, located … Continue reading

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Day 267: Elven Lembas Bread

For my first today, I tried out a fun recipe for Elven Lembas Bread. I was delighted to find the recipe while browsing online for ideas to celebrate Tolkien Week. This one caught my interest. In the Lord of the … Continue reading

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