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These boots were made for walking By Maggie Toussaint In any other year, June would be chock full of celebrations. Weddings, graduations, milestone anniversaries, retirements, and more would be toasted with family and friends. June 2020 has a much different look, especially for the “elderly.” Everyone keeps talking about the New Normal and like the […]

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Top Ten Things to Self-Entertain By Maggie Toussaint ART. Make an art project out of random items – a collage of magazine photos, natural materials outside, whatever’s in your junk pile or craft closet. LEARN. Check out a topic you’ve always wanted to explore. Maybe you’re interested in beekeeping, stargazing, or solar farms. Whatever the […]

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The Power of Threes By Maggie Toussaint I am a big fan of threes. Lots of famous things come in threes, like the Three Musketeers; the Three Stooges; folk singers Peter, Paul, and Mary; Harry, Hermoine, and Ron from Harry Potter; Alvin, Simon, and Theodore from the Chipmunks; and of course, the Father, Son, and […]

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Holiday Let’s Talk

Happy Holidays! Today, we’re sharing how holiday traditions changed over the years. New birth and Hanukkah for Nancy. December holidays for our family in the earlier days meant gathering around the menorah each evening in the dining room, lighting the candles, and then watching our kids open one of eight or more gifts for Hanukkah. […]

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Thanksgiving musings – silver and china? By Maggie Toussaint   With Thanksgiving just around the corner, my thoughts veer to the trappings of the holiday. How many families are currently washing the china and polishing the silver? It wasn’t something I ever thought I’d do as an adult, but gumption folds fast in the face […]

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Twenty Shades of Fall By Maggie Toussaint Have you ever considered how many phrases involve the word fall? That’s where my brain went for a FALL post this year. I hope you enjoy list of twenty “fall” phrases and my authorly asides. Fall down – that’s easy, we all know what that means. A footing […]

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A Dreamy Book Release By Maggie Toussaint When a new book comes out, I always have a graduation sort-of feeling. There’s that swelling sense of pride and accomplishment, the feeling of try not to fall on your face when everyone’s watching, and then that oh-no what comes next moment of sheer panic.(Lucky for me, the […]

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Sizzling Heat and Sizzling Reads By Maggie Toussaint Is it hot enough for you? Down here in coastal Georgia it’s been in the 90s for quite a while, and when you add in the Heat Index, it can be downright dangerous. Native Georgians prefer to do their outside errands and work in the early morning, […]

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