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About pacalaga

Wife, mother, cat-tolerator, dog-lover. Knitter, quilter, occasional spinner, random weaver. Reader, writer, eater, runner. Other assorted roles as necessary.

Tomorrow my demons will cower at my feet But tonight they lie beside me, intimate, close whispering in my ear.

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Almost through.

Not with treatments, though I’m approaching the tail end of those too. No, I’m almost through with summer. October is when it finally gets beautiful (mostly) here in AZ. It’s still hot during the day (approached 100 this weekend) but … Continue reading

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Oops, forgot a title again.

“…I asked if she had any regrets or unresolved issues she needed us to help with and she told me she didn’t. ‘I had fun. We laughed so much.’” -The Bloggess Imagine getting to the end of your life and … Continue reading

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A mental shift

So, last post I mentioned some garbage going on in my life. Some soul-searching has been happening as result of the garbage – the garbage doesn’t deserve any mention beyond this, but the soul-searching surely does. If this sounds all … Continue reading

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And woodja lookit that?

It’s three months later. Man, you blink ’round these parts… Anyway, I have nothing to tell. It’s blasted hot and I’m busy as a busy thing. Boys are back in school, and this year Smacky joins the ranks of the … Continue reading

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Done but not finished.

With a few things. Most importantly, I am done with the Big Nasty Chemo. This is Last Chemo Selfie – you might even be able to see the peach fuzz a-growin’ on my pate. Treatments are not over, nor have … Continue reading

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Two freaking months?

Really, it’s been that long? Wow. Apologies if this is news you’ve heard, either from Facebook or through the grapevine, but hey, my blog. I have been a busy little bee these days, though not of my own design. In … Continue reading

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Moving on.

I’ve recently started the second half of the morning glories stole, so I’m dreaming of what comes next. (Because just past the halfway mark of a six-and-a-half foot long stole is “almost done”.) Awhile ago I purchased yarn to make … Continue reading

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Epic!

I use that word a lot these days. It’s turning into a year like that, methinks. Doing things in a big way, making some big strides, getting some big things done! Speaking of which, I embiggened our garden. Last time … Continue reading

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The best revenge is living well

And I am. 😀 I actually believe that I have actually gotten tired of hating people. Oh, there are still things that really frustrate me (Republican leadership and people who believe anything they hear on Fox “news” for example) but … Continue reading

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