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Family Photos

When my sister and I sorted through old family photos, I took custody of the majority of them. They’re fun to go through – recapturing old memories. There are shots you try to duplicate.

My sister’s on the right. I’m under the hair dryer.

The only thing that looks the same is the hair dryer.

There are shots that explain why you needed therapy.

That Santa is seriously scary looking.

Photos of people you don’t know.

Obviously, she doesn’t like having her picture taken.

And then there are shots that make you regret giving your sister all the pictures.

Beauty show contestant

She sang the song “Feelin’ Groovy”. As I recall, she was more animated in her performance than Simon and Garfunkel were in theirs.

Let this be a lesson –  you take a risk if you let someone else keep old photos. I would apologize to my sister, but she was forewarned.

May the farce be with you!

Your IFF,



Oh, Sweet Mystery of Life

I like to display pictures of friends and family in my home. My sister has a wall designated for this purpose and one of my friends has pictures in several places. In my house, pictures of those most important to me are posted on my refrigerator. We also have magnets from various places we’ve visited along with ones that make us laugh and that we received as gifts. Our guests say it’s a mess but I look at it every day and see things that make me smile and faces of people I love, so I don’t care what they think. Each time I add a new magnet, I jump back in fear of the fridge tipping over. Luckily that hasn’t happened yet.

See what I mean?

As you can see from the picture, with all those magnets it’s kind of hard to keep track of them all.  I found this out first hand when I went to open the door and saw this (see picture below).

See the empty magnet?

When I saw a magnet was missing, I couldn’t remember what had been there. I looked everywhere and wasn’t able to find it. I suppose it could be hiding with all those missing socks I put into the dryer that never came out, but I don’t think that’s what happened. Since the simplest explanation is usually the correct one, I decided to blame the dog. Mia eats everything. My guess is that when the front of the magnet fell off, she ate it. Take a look at her picture below and tell me that she doesn’t look guilty.

Mia - The Guilty Chow Hound (Actually, she's an Italian Greyhound)

Always the optimist, I’m glad Mia only ate the top part and not the whole magnet because surely the fridge would fall over if she stuck to it.

May the farce be with you.

Your IFF,


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