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It’s Only Words

It’s Only Words

Have you missed me? Since getting the puppy, I find myself napping when she naps. This middle-age woman is too old for this shit. Anyway, between promoting my new book, My Turn, (links to purchase on my website www.authorallisonjones.com) and crate/potty training an...

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I Did A Thing

I Did A Thing

On Friday, we brought home Myla. Myla is an eight week old German Shepherd. Before you ask, yes, I am crazy. We agreed to be a a foster family for her while she trains to be a service companion. Before you ask, no we will not be a foster fail. There is a woman...

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Red Flag

Red Flag

It is no secret that I am not a fan of the human race. That feeling is amplified when I am shoved into a crowd, like an airport. or more importantly, an airplane. Airplanes are the human equivalent of herding cows. And while the pandemic has brought a lot of heartache...

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Age

Age

Did you all miss me? I have been a bit MIA and I would love to have an elaborate excuse as to why, but all I can say is life happened. Actually, middle-age happened. Anybody got a white flag? Here is the rundown.. allergy treatments where my ENT would like to do...

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Peer Pressure

Peer Pressure

I really thought that by this age, I was immune to the pressures of my peers. Wrong. Enter "Wordle" and my whole world took a drastic turn. Dramatic? Maybe. But, honestly, how could a simple word game unnerve me? One of my soul sisters was posting her "Wordle" results...

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Recap

Recap

I like to think of myself as someone who is open to learning new things. But what happens when you have no idea what is happening? How can you interpret something that feels like a foreign language? Friends, let me tell you a story. It all began when we were at a...

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Another Year

Another Year

I don't know about you, but I greeted 2022 with hesitancy. Let's face it, the last two years haven't been overly kind, so it is natural that we are all a little suspicious about what the new year will deliver. In my personal bubble, I am still a believer that...

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Holiday Expectations

Holiday Expectations

We have all been in the mindset that holiday gatherings should resemble a iconic Norman Rockwell painting. Decorations radiate perfections while the food mimics an upscale restaurant meal. Everyone is warm and fuzzy. No one ruins the moment with idle chitchat...

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Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

I imagine myself as a non-aggressive sleeper. This means I don't invoke physical violence nor do I hog blankets. I also puff when I exhale. It's subtle. Delicate like the willowy flower that I am . My spouse obliterated that image when he shared that I snored, I...

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The Problem Is….

The Problem Is….

I am a planner. I like to know what I am doing. The unknowns make me prickly and a tad bitchy. Welcome to my current state of mind. My youngest son is a student athletic trainer for the football team at the college he attends. Their season has been unbelievable and...

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