Start again

Nobody asked but I will tell you how my piano lessons have been fairing on. Ha-ha. Taking it from the top. I have been taking my lessons since early January. I take the lessons in the mornings at our daughter’s school, in the music room upstairs. (Her school has both

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Painting your home: a beginner’s guide

It was in 2020, the pandemic year, when we had to hunker down indoors and work from home, that GB and I timidly voiced the confession: our furniture was in desperate need of an upgrade. We were spending so much time with it – on it – that we could

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Make your bed…. On second thought, don’t

If you are one of the three people left in this town who have not mastered the urban metaphor of ‘make your bed’, here is what you need to know: They say to make your bed first thing in the morning, before you do anything else.  Don’t let it air

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The bell has rung

Something beautiful happened after I finished writing my book. Heads up: I am going to talk to you so much about this book that you will get nauseated, ha-ha. You will want to put a sack over my head each time you see me opening my mouth to speak. ‘Bett,

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Let’s try this again

Truth is, I am scared. I am scared shitless. I come on to this site and I am scared about how eerie and abandoned it is. A cemetery where dreams have been eulogized and buried, where the wind blows between the gravestones in a howling whisper that chills me to

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Turn the lights on

BY BETT The downside to growing older is that you begin to get stuck in your ways. As though life is some form of quick-drying cement and time plants your feet firmly in it, forcing you to lay the groundwork for permanent residency there.  Routines, habits, familiarity; knowing exactly what

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