just a little pumpkin

just a little muffinSomething about pumpkin makes me really happy.  I've been enjoying seeing it come in all forms lately on the menu.   Recently I got a recipe off of Cooks.com since it looked rather easy and changed it up just a smidgen for my own taste and made mini chocolate chip pumpkin muffins.    I had a big can of pumpkin in the cupboard that has been staring up at me and begging to be used.  I hadn't had...

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just some college memories

I was reminiscing about my college days which at the time seemed a lot more desolate and desperate than I view them now.  Now, I dream about going to back to school.  Now, I think about how oddly I had more time then than I do know to pursue other things and even more serious than that was that the hope that you have in school.  Anything is possible still.  Once you leave, at least for me, that mentality is...

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just a little i-n-d-e-p-e-n-d-e-n-t

It is popular belief that every parent wants a better life for their children; that whatever struggles they went through will not be repeated in the lives of their sons and daughters; that some how, some way they raised these little rascals up to be able to learn from others' mistakes.  Whether it is nurture, nature, or some inner/innate/aged soul within me, I've managed to make some progress for the better during this quarter-life crisis. I don't know if it...

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just a little bit of fall

It takes a great big push from Mother Nature to get Fall rolling in Southern California.  September, my birth month, getting back to school, the last summer weekends, has definitely rolled on past me this year.  I have mixed feelings about it and contrary to previous years I'm ready for sweaters, soups, movie nights, and those lovely activities that make cold nights irresistable. Chillier weather also means more time indoors and more time to write without being distracted.  I have more photos...

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