Did You Find My New Place?

A few weeks ago I started a new blog. It is called Amusives – Still Fueled by Chocolate. Perhaps you missed the announcement of my change of address. After all, it wasn’t exactly an earth shattering event and there was so many other things going on around the world. Trump announced his plans to remove […]
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I’ve Moved

After much thought about whether to change my blog URL, or move, I decided to move. This is my new address: https://amusives.wordpress.com/ On the surface, the new blog won’t look much different than the old for a while – but over time, I’ll get back into gear and start writing again (and the best content […]
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When Life Gives you Lemons

“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” This is a motivational phrase that encourages optimism and a positive attitude in the face of adversity or misfortune. So, here is my Lemon story: Bad news: My Lenovo Computer got fried and it was going to cost a grievous amount to fix it. Good news: The ASUS […]
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How Will You Find Me if I Move?

If I change my site address (that link that starts out https://), how will you find me? This is a practical question, because I am thinking about changing the site address of this blog. I started blogging almost ten years ago and my site address doesn’t feel like me anymore. Odd, isn’t it, how a […]
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Harvestman – Looks Like a Spider, But Isn’t

We always called these daddy longleg spiders, but they aren’t spiders! Arachnids – yes. Spiders – no. I only figured this out today when I did the research for this post. They aren’t even the only critters that are called daddy longlegs – cellar spiders and craneflies are called that too. Bug Bits Name:  Harvestman […]
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Lady’s Slipper Orchids – No Match for the Mower

I’ve blogged about the Lady’s Slipper Orchids several times:  Lady’s Slipper Orchid – Surprise in the Ditch and Lady’s Slipper Orchid Mimics the Old Masters. In that post, I mentioned the fate of the orchids when the county mower bears down on them. This year the mower arrived earlier in the season than normal and […]
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