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Blessing and CurseMrs. Chili13590396_656072581210333_1237927477030822866_n

Fri, 15 Jul 2016 11:24:07 +0000

Honestly (and I know this was meant to be funny, but I can’t help it), I think it’s the latter. Humans in general, and Americans in particular, don’t have a great track record of being awesome in the aggregate, and … Continue reading (image)

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The 3/4 Chili Adventure, Part IIIMrs. ChiliScreen Shot 2016-04-30 at 9.01.17 PM.png

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 01:35:58 +0000

Hello, Washington DC! We got up and had a bit of breakfast, then made our way to the shuttle to take us to the King Street Metro station and our train into the city.  This time, we bought Metro cards … Continue reading (image)

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The 3/4 Chili Adventure, Part IIMrs. Chili

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:47:21 +0000

Today was a bit of a hodgepodge, but it was a good day, regardless.  We woke and had a lovely breakfast with Dudley (who was cooking bacon by the time I got out of the shower.  I was lured downstairs … Continue reading (image)

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The 3/4 Chili Adventure, Part 1Mrs. Chili13055529_10154203473434885_6293437049449956584_nScreen Shot 2016-04-24 at 10.41.11 AM.png

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 14:41:32 +0000

We left the Chili homestead yesterday morning, right on time at about 8:30.  After a quick stop at the market to recover some snacks Punk had left at work the night before, we were on our way. We had a … Continue reading (image)

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Chilis on the MoveMrs. Chili

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 16:52:55 +0000

Today and tomorrow are big travel days for the Chili clan.  Bean left this afternoon for her Latin Club trip to Italy (!) and the rest of us are taking a road trip to DC tomorrow morning. When Punkin Pie … Continue reading (image)

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A Meaningless MemeMrs. Chili

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:46:04 +0000

I’m going to try to get in the habit of writing more again, but I’m going to start with a meaningless meme that a friend posted on Facebook tonight.  Ready? A – Age: 47 B – Biggest fear: Unanticipated loss.  … Continue reading (image)

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BalanceMrs. ChiliScreen Shot 2016-02-02 at 9.31.38 AM

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 14:38:10 +0000

The other day, I was chatting on Facebook with my cousin.  One of the things I like about her is that she’s honest; she doesn’t sugar coat anything, but neither does she indulge in unnecessary drama or hyperbole, either. Her … Continue reading (image)

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Goodbye, JordiMrs. ChiliIMG_551311002627_10153133007649885_1163264295395216878_n

Sun, 17 Jan 2016 17:24:27 +0000

We lost our precious Jordi this morning.  She was hit and killed by a car.  She did not suffer. There are no words for our pain.(image)

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Letting GoMrs. Chili

Mon, 21 Dec 2015 14:52:28 +0000

I signed up for a once-a-day email course in letting go. I’ve been finding that I’m tense and uptight when I didn’t used to be.  I have trouble sleeping, I don’t feel as though I’ve been thinking clearly, and I … Continue reading (image)

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