Mythical creatures

We've had a pretty sad month over here at the 43Cards house.  We had to say goodbye to Miss Thora at the beginning of October.  She was in a lot of pain and the medicines just weren't cutting it anymore.  We loved her very much, and every day with her was just perfect.  Just yesterday, …

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Oh, progress . . .

I get it.  Insurance companies are betting on a risk to reward ratio.  I get it, our house currently looks a little too heavy on the risk front.  But, we have a plan!  Unfortunately, our timeline is not the same as our insurance company's. So, we asked friends and family to help us out with …

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The annual, “it’s too nice to play inside” post

Seriously, spring/summer is finally here and I can't get enough.  Look! When I have been inside (pretty much only when it's pouring buckets) I have been reading like crazy, and loving it!  Here are some recommendations:   Akata Witch (Young Adult) by Nnedi Okorafor: "Twelve-year-old Sunny Nwazue, an American-born albino child of Nigerian parents, moves with …

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