Monthly Archive: November, 2013

A Ginger Pop Thanksgiving

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Lazy pre-Thanksgiving ponderings

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I’m a little late getting to my post. Why? Discovered “Arrow” Sunday… and after 22 episodes I’m starting Season 2. I refuse to call it “binge watching”. The word binge has such negative… Continue reading

Weekend, Who, and Whirlwind

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This past weekend has been a whirlwind.  I drove three hours to my sister’s house for my niece’s and my sister’s birthdays to turn around and drive back home the same day.  Did… Continue reading

Oh, Oman …

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I haven’t finished raving about Jordan yet but, as I’ve just flown home from Oman, that beautiful country is currently at the front of my mind.  As you can see from the photo,… Continue reading

Nerdy Nummies

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If you have not already found the Nerdy Nummies channel on YouTube, stop now and click on the link.  You HAVE to check this out.  This woman, Rosanna Pansino, is pretty fun to… Continue reading

Daniel Vaughn, BBQ Snob

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As you’ll recall I attended the Texas Book Festival on Sunday, October 27th. During the Dallas Noir session, I spied a face I thought looked familiar but couldn’t quite place his name. I… Continue reading

Random life knowledge

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Blistex survives the washing machine better than any other brand of chapstick. No chapstick survives the dryer. In a house with 2 dogs, 2 cats and a small parrot… the 8 inch parrot… Continue reading

Hello from Jordan!

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Right now I am sitting in my hotel room having returned from a day snorkelling in the Red Sea over lovely coral reefs and a wrecked container ship. Since arriving in Jordan on… Continue reading

Ginger Pop: It’s My Girl’s Night Out

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This past weekend I found myself escaping the grind of small town living for the bright, tolerant lights of Austin. While I was there to present at a conference, the highlight of the… Continue reading

Sock Liners

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By Carrie Pokrefke Despite the fact that I may get cold easily, I feel like I am part radiator. That includes my feet. While prepping for my trip down south, I spoke with… Continue reading