Becky Wiegers
West Virginia U.S.
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February 9, 2015
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Peeking in...Keeping Account Alive...You Don't Have To Read It!

Life continues apace. The sun comes up each morning, the birds chatter unceasingly, and the grass grows. And grows. And grows some more. We went from winter to summer with scarcely time to draw a breath during the course of the spr
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Posted in Personal on May 8, 2015


I'm going to be away for awhile and likely will be posting just often enough to keep my account alive until I can get back. There is too much happening, too fast, for me to keep up with it all. I am inundated with work, both at the office and at home, and
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Posted in Personal on April 25, 2015

Now and Then

Spring is most definitely here. After nearly a solid week of rain, the last two days have dawned warm and sunny. The grass went, overnight, from shades of greenish tan to emerald, and there are signs of life in my flower bed. Liverwort, sedum, tansy,
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Posted in Personal on April 12, 2015

Creeping Charlie

Whether you call it by its scientific name of Glechoma hederacea, Creeping Charlie, Runaway Robin, Ground Ivy or any of its other common names (including #$%%$#@& *!) this invasive little member of the mint family is a pain in the posterior. Because it
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Posted in Gardening on April 12, 2015

Lessons From Yesterday

My tendency toward procrastination got me thinking one morning about how I needed to be more organized and motivated. And that reminded me of The Book. It was many years a
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Posted in Books on April 12, 2015

Bras Aren't Like Tires

Men are wonderful creatures and they have a unique way of communicating among themselves. "Manspeak" is a simple, direct, and beautifully logical way of imparting information in a way women will never master. As a case in point, I present thi
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Posted in Humor on April 3, 2015

Becky Reads Gene Stratton Porter

Geneva Grace Stratton was born in 1863 and died at the age of sixty-one, when her limo was struck by a streetcar. Although she lived and died before I was born, and her writing hasn’t been popular in decades, Gene Stratton Porter is one of my favorit
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Posted in Books on March 30, 2015

Becky Cooks - Baked Oatmeal

A crispy, creamy, cross between porridge style oatmeal and oatmeal cookies, this has become one of my most cherished recipes. Two years ago I had never heard of it, but the ladies from our Community Educational Outreach Service made it as part of a b
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Posted in Food on March 29, 2015

How To Restore Vintage Cast-Iron Cookware

I love my old cast iron skillets and am currently looking for a cast iron griddle. Properly seasoned and cared for, cast iron is as non-stick as any modern pans. The stuff lasts forever and is usually passed down from generation to generation. Even so, so
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Posted in Random on March 29, 2015

I Draw You A Road...Or, The Unfailing Generosity Of Children

The Road At the age of almost 4, my granddaughter had already perfected what I call her politician's stance - tiny feet firmly planted shoulder width apart, elbows at 90 degrees, palms facing each other. She adopts it when she has something o
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Posted in Personal on March 23, 2015

Comments (6)

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February 18, 2015, 12:19 AM