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Lensography: Me, Myself & I

Updated on January 10, 2013

Just between us girls, sanity is highly overrated

Since I tend to spend inordinate amounts of time muttering to myself and running around like a lunatic (wishing there were 3 of me) this title and photo seemed the perfect fit. This is the final assignment for the Rocket Moms, which has been an absolutely wonderful experience for me (although I did question my sanity when I agreed to take it on as another/other-other project). You'd think that a family, a full-time job, a non-profit, 9 horses, 2 online shops and a muscle disease would be enough for me right now, but I digress....

These lenses are grouped by categories that loosely match my bio (um, I might be a teensy bit OCD as well). I've included a bit of each introduction for you to read so you'll know if you want to read further or skip to the next one :o)

Daughter, Wife & Mother

Momography: Parenting a Deaf Child

Being a parent to your child is hard; being a parent to your child with special needs is HARD.

I am not an expert by any means, nor am I the perfect parent. Considering my most frequently uttered phrase is, "Well, there goes my Mother of the Year Award" (huffed out on a heavy sigh at least once a month over silly things like expecting my teenager to actually DO her homework assignment and what was I thinking, right??) Probably just as well I'm not after perfection, because I just don't see it happening....ever :o)

Raising a deaf child is definitely not without its own unique set of challenges...

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Educational Interpreting

Educational Interpreting is more of a calling than a career; it is exhausting and exhilarating, frustrating and fun, challenging and rewarding. It has been a part of my life for the past 12 years. I didn't start out in education; when my daughter was diagnosed at age 4 with a bilateral sensorinueral hearing loss, I was the administrative assistant to the president of a large financial institution. I learned to sign by immersion (basically by diving into the deaf community hands first, all I knew were by A-B-Cs :o) and taught my daughter as I learned...

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3...2...1...ARRRGH!!!

You know, I had an epiphany of sorts the other day; we're talking a moment of absolute clarity here. I percolated and I pondered this newfound revelation, and the more I thought about it the more sense it made.

It was about all those crabby "old" people. You know the ones I mean; they look as though they have spent the biggest majority of their time sucking on all those lemons life handed them instead of making themselves a nice big pitcher of lemonade.

Well you know what? I have come to the astonishing (and rather terrifying) realization that those people are not BORN that way. No...

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Genealogy 101

Once upon a time, if you were curious to know more about your roots you had to hire someone to research your family history and it would cost you a small fortune. Now, however, there is a tremendous amount of genealogical information that's only a mouse click away. A number of years ago, I innocently offered to do a bit of "poking around" on the internet for my mother who was very...

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Bend or Bust

When my brother announced [from the other side of the country] that he was getting married, I announced [from our side of the country] that we were definitely going. I wasn't sure how, but I was not about to miss the big event. Our daughter ended up traveling with my parents via train - she could not fly because of the pressure (and the risk of additional hearing loss). Thankfully, it all came together and we decided this trip would be our "better late than never" honeymoon...

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Etsy: The Best Shopping Ever

Buying gifts from the creatively gifted

When was the last time you received a personal "Thank You" note from your favorite store at the mall? I'm not talking about a mass-produced postcard with a coupon (that you find in your mailbox) designed to entice you to spend more money; I mean a hand-written note just for you from the owner of the store. Probably never, right? No thank yous? Really? Well what about a nice little extra surprise tucked inside your shopping bag? None of those either? Hmmmmmm...

Well what if I told you that....

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Horse Lover & Creative Soul

Epic Farms: A small non-profit striving to share the BIG picture

I don't pretend to have all of the answers (shoot, I'm still coming up with questions). Our site is simply offered as a collection of learning experiences and personal observations that I found fascinating. Of course I find horses in general fascinating, so I'm starting from there :o) Horses are a tremendous responsibility, but such a joy to own! I feel extremely blessed for the privilege of...

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Where O Where Do Donations Go?

Initially my plan was to create this lens if we won the $3,000 giveaway competition Squidoo hosted this past summer to show how we used the money. Unfortunately, we lost by a landslide (but it was to a really great cause! :o). You know what though? I decided it really didn't matter how MUCH money is involved. It's important to let donors know where every little bit goes, so I decided to create this lens anyway; even if we don't have a billion dollar budget.

Hey, I may not be an accountant, but I can show that we are accountable, right? Here goes...

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All About Shadow

One of two Tennessee Walking Horses (TWH for short) at Epic Farms and our resident Drama Queen (big time). His lens is designed to give you some insight into the Walking Horse breed as well as talk about himself (his most favoritist subject :o)

Walking Horses are very well known for their smooth gliding gait, known as the "running walk". Bred by plantation owners who spent long hours in the saddle, Walking Horses are extremely gentle and make excellent trail horses. They have wonderfully kind and generous hearts...

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Blankie's Story

Shadow is by far the biggest and most eclectic equine personality at Epic Farms. Sometimes funny, sometimes fragile, and always entertaining; we never know what we're going to get from day to day. Oh, and just in case you're wondering? He decorated his own hair for this picture.

The day the majority of the pictures used in the story were taken, it was fairly cold and Shadow had colicked. It was early in the morning, and I had given him his shot and laid the blanket (donated by a neighbor) over him while we waited for the shot to...

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So You Want to Own a Horse

Since the ripe old age of four I have been obsessed with horses. Having passed the 40-something mark without losing interest (hey, I even kept all my Breyers :o), I think it's fairly safe to declare them a lifelong love. While the other kids in my kindergarten class were drawing stick people, I was drawing tubby little horses with ridiculous manes and tails. Every year (and often in between) I would ask the Lord, my parents, grandparents (both sets just in case), Santa Claus, The Easter Bunny - and anyone else that...

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All About Champ

Affectionately known as, "The Big Red Moo" his favorite thing to do (as his nickname suggests) is eat. He is 16.2 hands high and weighs about 1,200 lbs. Champ is a Tennessee Walking Horse, but we think he might have a Clydesdale hiding somewhere in his family tree. If you ask him, he will tell you that he has a person named Cassandra and he got her for a birthday (or something like that, anyway :o)

Champs second favorite things to do is play with the water hose. He loves to get a bath (it's a bit like washing a wiggly truck), and we have to keep an eye on him at bath time because if we're not careful he'll steal the hose for a...

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A Day in the Life of a Foal

Anytime I watch horses I get dialogue. I don't mean I sit there and try to make it up, I mean it's just sort of there; running through my head automatically in accordance with what I see. While it definitely ups the fun factor of watching horses interact, I often wind up laughing out loud [at aforementioned mental dialogue] "in public" and earn myself some mighty strange looks in return :o)

This is a short, but hopefully entertaining lens featuring some pictures of Taya that were just too cute to keep to myself (and the dialogue - Taya's own words...

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Beverly Horse 90210

I'm not a competetive person; perhaps it's best to say that straight out and right up front. Sure, I participated in shows when I was younger. Did I want to? Sort of. But the morning of the show would usually find me in a frantic state over something (usually along the lines of turning my room upside down searching desperately for my missing glasses...you know, the ones I was holding in my LEFT HAND???? Sheesh). So I think it's safe to say that showing was not really my thing. Did I have the skill to win? Yes. But it wasn't something I truly enjoyed. In fact, I suppose I can best sum it up with the results of my very first show (at age 7). I participated in two classes...

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All About Lady

Our resident Equine Aristocrat, and "Hoity-Toity Horse", Lady is a purebred Polish Arabian. Descended from Bask (his photos below), she was a show horse in her younger days and traveled extensively before coming here. Because she was stabled for much of her youth, she did not develop the social skills found in most horses. She does, however, throw some spectacular hissy fits (also pictured below).

She hates to be clean, and has a tendency to find the biggest pile of poop she can to roll in should you dare to give her a bath. While she doesn't mind a nice icky roll in...

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Mark Rashid

I just love to think. Sometimes I think deep thoughts and sometimes I go for the shallow ones, but whatever way you look at it I am definitely a person that percolates. I have days where those wheels between my ears simply refuse to stop spinning, and days where I am proud to form a coherent thought (although I'm happy to report those are pretty rare).

Maybe that's why I thoroughly enjoy the manner in which Mark Rashid writes his books; he gives you the exact amount of information you need to start those wheels turning. His books are not laid out in the traditional format of most horse training books, but are instead set up as a collection of well written stories and anecdotes that chronicle his lessons with horses and the resulting epiphanies.

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How to Host a Worm Paste Party

Deworming your horse does not have to be a total "night-mare", nor does it have to be some stress inducing ridiculous undertaking (honest :o) With a few simple steps you can go from "It's kind of like doing aerobic exercise with a giraffe" to "Man, that was EASY".

This lens is primarily for horses that do not like worm paste (in other words, 99.999% of them). The photo on the left is Champ; he would be the other .0001% of the equine population. He has always loved deworming time and is a veritable worm paste connoisseur (blech :oP

While this lens does actually contain technical information, I've opted to take a more lighthearted approach...

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All About Max

Having already admitted to a love of acronyms and bad puns - said confession is in my bio - I suppose I should also admit to a secret obsession with alliterations (of course if you've been through my other lenses, this would not exactly come as a news flash). Since we've had a high time around here over the past couple of years reinventing Max's name by slapping on all manner of silly surnames and salutations, I've opted to create a lens that reflects his multifaceted personality (or is it multiple personalities?? Hmmm...)

Max is what I would call an "unintentional"...

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Helpful Hints for Horses

Horses can be very expensive to own, but there ARE some things you can do that will help save you some money. This lens contains some things I've discovered along the way that (not being independently wealthy and all) have helped us to pinch pennies without sacrificing quality.

Of course as long as I'm creating a lens to help us save a little money, I may as well include...

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All About Bella

Bella is known as our resident brainiac; she tends to think on a higher plane than her pasture pals (and sometimes I think she's ahead of me too). She came here at age 2 as a temporary companion for Rina when Rina was about 6 months old. Considering the fact that Bella just celebrated her sixth birthday, I'm pretty sure her remaining with us is a fairly safe bet (Gee, ya think? :o)

Bella loves to do tricks and her favorite game is to play with the feed buckets. I will take a stack of 3 or 4 buckets and place them here and there on the ground for her to pick up. She will stack them back in my arms one at a time (in exchange for a treat of course, because nothing in life is free). If I don't set them back out after she's handed me the last one? She'll...

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Heartland

Believe it or not, this adolescent series of books gave me a lot to think of about in my life with horses. The first volume I read was somewhere in the middle of the series; I happened to be seated next to the classroom bookcase and selected it at random for something to do while my student was taking a test (I'm an educational interpreter). I ended up taking the book home to finish and went to Amazon to look for...

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All About Taya

She may be the youngest of the Girls, but Taya has rightfully earned the title of Goodwill Ambassador at Epic Farms. Always the first to greet company, she is friendly and outgoing and adores attention. She enjoys being where the action is, and remained in the middle of everything during most of the construction on the new stalls. She also developed a fascination with the auger (I never did figure that one out).

Her biggest flaw is her obsession with shoelaces: she is fascinated by them. Aanyone wearing lace ups is fair game to untie (Taya once pulled our daughter off the rail she was sitting on by her shoelace - they were double knotted :o)

We are now able to tell her, "No shoelaces, Taya" and after giving us a rather pitiful expression, she...

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Body Language 101

I'm not an expert by any means, but I consider body language to be the single most important thing we can learn when it comes to being around horses. Horses are inherently honest and forthright communicators and just as we expect them to learn to understand us, so should we make the same effort to understand them. It is the "failure to communicate" that so often causes problems between people and horses. By the time a horse kicks or bites, he has usually run through several milder attempts to communicate his feelings to us which were either ignored or (more likely) went completely unnoticed. How many times have you heard someone begin relating an incident with...

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All About Rina

Rina is a purebred Arabian and the self-appointed leader of The Girls; she is also Lady's daughter and Taya's big sister. Rina is frequently feisty, super smart and takes her role as lead mare very seriously.

Rina was three months old when she and her mother (Lady) came to live with us. The owner of a large Arabian breeding farm had lost her trainer to motherhood and had a pasture full of babies to work with. Many of those little babies had little to no handling, including...

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The Girls' Picks for Tricks

Being slightly more cerebral than the Moo Crew, The Girls opted to have their own lens that focused on more important matters like training. Taya, however, privately admitted that Racing Stripes and Dreamer were her very favorite movies; and she thought Hidalgo was pretty handsome too :o)

My daughter made a fantastic set of three pedestals (2 square, 1 oblong) for me as a special present, and we painted them a festive shade of...

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Personalities Plus

It's hard to believe, but at one time I used to think that horses were pretty much similar to cows as far as personalities went, (although I knew there were some fundamental differences). I mean I could see that some horses were more spirited or stubborn or friendlier than others, but I didn't really look too far beyond the basics. Ha - wasn't I just way...

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All About Retta

Retta came to us with Max (pictured here) and Cinnamon, the three of which were what I call "accidental rescues". I had no intention of acquiring any more horses, but somehow the three of them ended up living with us anyway. Er, I'm a tad hazy on the exact details, although I seem to associate their arrival with pine trees (maybe for the sap :o)

Retta is a Quarter Horse and although she was supposed to have been a 7 year old when she came here, I'm pretty sure there should have been a "1" somewhere in there with the 7. She is a rice krispy horse with lots of...

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The Moo Crew Movie Review

We just love movies around here, how about you? Of course we're always on the lookout for great horse movies; equines being our favorite subject and all. Since we don't have cable (although we are up to 3 whole channels :o) we tend to watch a LOT of movies (either from a bargain bin somewhere or purchased used at Movie Gallery or Amazon.com)

With entertainment in mind, we thought we'd take...

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All About Cinnamon

Cinnamon (sometimes teasingly referred to as "Cinna-minna-man") is one of our accidental rescues. He came to us along with his friends Max and Retta. In addition to a serious back problem from a heavy rider (which was solved by rest), Cinnamon also had major food issues because his previous owner fed so sporadically. His coloring is just beautiful; he has both a blanket and the snowflake pattern (Rina definitely has a crush on him).

While he has calmed down considerably Cinnamon is...

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Coping with Colic

Managing the Mania

Colic is a word that terrifies most horse owners, and rightfully so. While mild episodes of colic are fairly common and sometimes easy to treat, severe episodes can be life threatening. It is the number one cause of death among horses.

THIS LENS IS NOT meant to be a way to bypass treatment by a vet; it is offered for informational purposes only. Having 9 horses, we have had to learn how to deal with most cases of colic (but we still call the vet if we need to). If you have...

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FOSH

Friends of Sound Horses

FOSH is an acronym for "Friends of Sound Horses". The organization is incorporated as a public benefit humane and education organization. Its purpose is to provide information to the public about the humane care, treatment and training of gaited horses, with a special emphasis on the Tennessee Walking Horse, and to promote the exhibition of the flat shod and barefoot Walking Horse at competitions designed to showcase the natural gaited ...

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Horse Crazy Captions

Sometimes a picture's worth a thousand words....and sometimes there ARE no words. Of course I'm not including any of those pictures here (what would be the point? :o) This lens is in honor of the cool new captions module recently added by those brainiacs at Squidoo. I've started the ball rolling with a caption for each photo, but if you feel inspired to add one please do!

These photos are of our horses (with one exception and ...

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Unique Without the Scary

There are a gazillion sellers on the Internet, have you noticed that? Maybe you're wondering why I chose to add to the problem - I'm afraid I couldn't help it. My creative monster is officially out of the closet (see explanation by way of a rambling monologue below - or, if you're really brave - and want a longer, continuous ramble try the Sketchpad hyperlink which will take you to my Wysiwigs blog).

It's nice to be able to buy handmade touches to put in your home or give for a gift; it's awfully hard to find them though. I'd rather have a root canal than go to the mall. I'm tired of stores that hire bubbleheaded individuals that know nothing about the things in the store...

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Jen's Gallery

I'm not a brave soul by any means, I'm hesitant and insecure when it comes to sticking my neck out (a fact that generally annoys me about myself) especially when it comes to my art. It took me months of nail biting indecision to actually post prints and cards (made with my sketches) for sale in my Etsy shop.

This lens serves as step toward a specific goal: working up the nerve to...

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Just Crazy for Crochet!

Somewhere around the age of 11, my grandmother taught me to crochet. While I am a little vague on the details, I can remember creating small (slightly lopsided) squares by the dozens before I grew tired of it and quit. I remember knitting for awhile, but somehow that just didn't seem to click at all. Thirty some-odd years later I thought it might make a nice relaxing hobby in the evenings after work,so I bought an idiot-friendly book and learned to crochet all over again.

It didn't take too many of those beginner projects before I was "hooked" (sorry, but I'm a sucker for bad puns :o) I think it is...

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Psst: Pretty Simple Scrapbooking Tips

SCRAPOLOGY 101: You should understand that scrapbooking is a process, not an event. I think this is where most people tend to run screaming in the opposite direction (present company INcluded :o) when first considering this marvelous hobby. I don't know about you, but when I first contemplated the idea of making a scrapbook, I had to confront a pile of photographs that would give Mount Fuji a run for its money. As a concept, I LOVED it; but as a reality I just couldn't see it happening. There was NO way I could possibly make it through all of those photos before I hit the centennial mark. You know what though? I did and it wasn't nearly as bad as I thought either...

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Heritage Scrapbooking 101

I'll be the first one to admit that I just love poking through old photographs; they fascinate me. Way back when, having your picture taken was considered such serious business that hardly anyone every smiled (even when they were on vacation at the shore :o)

My grandmother had a small suitcase crammed full of old photographs and memorabilia. Rooting through storage boxes at my parent's house yielded still more items from the distant past. Since I was already forging ahead with some genealogical research into my family tree, I decided it might be neat to create a heritage scrapbook. Although mine is not yet complete I've created this lens to share some of my ideas with you, including ways to get your kids involved...I hope you like it!

PHOTO: My great grandparents with my grandmother on the Boardwalk at the Jersey Shore (1914 or 1915).

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Making those memorable moments

The holidays are fast approaching (or at least they were when I wrote this lens!) and holiday lenses are popping up left and right. Although I wanted to make a holiday lens, I didn't want to follow the crowd. It took me a bit, but then I remembered the lenswriter's motto: Write what you know. With that thought foremost in my mind, I have decided to do my holiday lens on...

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Full-Time Christian & Periodic Patient

Hinds Feet on High Places

My mom bought me this book to read right after I was diagnosed with cancer. Because I had several other books in my "stack", I did not get the chance to read it until I was about halfway through my chemotherapy. I'll have to chalk the timing up to Divine Intervention there, as I do not think I would have been ready to read it before then.

Hinds Feet on High Places is an allegory that takes you on a personal journey with the main character, "Much Afraid". She must travel up a difficult and rocky mountainside to develop "hinds' feet" in order to reach the "high places." She is encouraged on her way by the Chief Shepherd, who comes to aid her when she calls, and she is accompanied by two companions, Sorrow and Suffering...

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Pink Think

As strange as it may sound, my life has been enriched by cancer in so many ways. Things that used to be important are not, and in the same vein, things that once were not, now are. My Christian self has changed for the better. I can be grateful that God has brought me through this and asked me to experience it (not that I want to do it again, mind you). I've discovered that I am a much better Christian when I am suffering in abject misery; this is not a very flattering thing to realize but whether I like to admit it or not it's true. I have met some truly amazing people on this journey...

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Dermatomyositis

Dermatomyositis (dur-muh-to-mi-uh-SI-tis) is a rare disease marked by muscle weakness and a distinctive skin rash. "Myo" means "muscles" in Greek and "itis" means "inflamed." "Derma," which means "skin," refers to the skin-related symptoms that accompany the muscle inflammation.

Muscle weakness is initially manifested close to the trunk (shoulders and hips). Patients often begin to notice fatigue of their muscles and/or weakness when climbing stairs, walking, rising from a sitting position, combing their hair, or reaching for items in cabinets that are above their shoulders. Muscle tenderness may occur, but it is not a regular feature of the disease. Periods of remission, when symptoms improve spontaneously, may occur. While this disease is not curable, it is treatable. Treatments can improve your skin and your muscle strength and function. This disease is typically treated with high doses of ...

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Randy Alcorn

Deadline is the first book by Randy Alcorn I ever read. I must admit, I had a tough time putting it down and could not wait to read his other writings. In this novel, Mr. Alcorn takes his readers on a journey with Jake, the main character, who is a journalist seeking the truth behind a suspicious accident. Oblivious to any danger for himself, Jake seeks to find answers and ultimately discovers the meaning of his own existence.

Mr. Alcorn gives his reader an insightful glimpse of both heaven and hell as the experiences of his characters unfold. He is an excellent author and I have thoroughly enjoyed every one of his books I've read thus far. He has also written a number of non-fiction books on difficult subjects such as ...

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I Love Fireproof

"...and they lived happily ever after." Such a lovely ending isn't it? HaHaHa - yeah, right. Unfortunately too few people understand that being married and staying married is W-O-R-K. Let's be honest; do you really think you can spend anywhere from 30 to 60 YEARS living with someone day in and day out and not seriously annoy each other sometimes? Of course not! Yet for some reason, people expect to...

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His: Horses in Scripture

FAIR WARNING: If you're one of those folks that cannot stand those Bible Thumpin' Christians, you may wish to find a different place to be, lest you get beaned by accident (well okay, it might just be on purpose :o) I thought it only fair to warn you, 'cause you just never know...

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Chief Cook & Bottlewasher

Hobo Joes: A Forever Favorite

It's funny the things that manage to stick with you over the years. I didn't do much cooking growing up, but boy could I bake up a storm (chocolate chip cookies were my specialty back then - although I've long since graduated to a carrot cake from scratch :o) My mom wasn't all that keen on baking or cooking, although she did cook supper...

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7 Layer Bars

Sometimes I like nothing better than to make complicated confectionery creations in my kitchen (of course afterward, I fantasize about someone ELSE cleaning up the mess). In reality though, I don't usually have too much time for those extravagant baking benders anymore. Because of that, I try to keep a handful of super simple (or as I call them, "idiot friendly" :o) recipes in the front of my recipe box for whipping up something that tastes wonderful but doesn't take a whole lot of time or effort. Because this is such a simple dessert, I've tried to lay out this lens in an easy to follow format so any pint-sized bakers out there can do it too (but be sure to ask...

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Hooray for National Candy Day!

Our latest Rocket Moms assignment is to create a Holiday lens. I didn't really want to do Christmas, I mean it's only May right? Or at least it was when I wrote this anyway :o) One of the other Moms very thoughtfully posted a link to a list of some lesser known holidays, so I decided to check it out.

Did you know there was a National Candy Day? I sure didn't! Aside from being a happy revelation (and I am SO going to celebrate it this year) it gave me the perfect solution to my holiday lens dilemma. Outside of Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, what could possibly be better? Now I know...

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Four Ingredient Fudge??

Fast AND Fabulous!

Even though this is one of the easiest dessert recipes I have in my collection, I am rarely asked to share it. For some reason, the mere utterance of the words "candy thermometer" seem to instill an immediate and incurable sense of panic into the person I am talking to. Why? I really couldn't say; they are not nearly as much trouble as most people think (honest). I believe I shall prove it to you by squidooing my favorite fudge recipe right here and now for all of Squiddom to see...

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Treats for the Tall AND the Small

Perhaps this came about because I am a very a picky eater, or maybe it's just because I hate to leave anyone out. Whatever the reason, I decided to approach the dessert portion of the menu from a slightly different angle (um, make that height).

Even as an adult I have to admit that my first thought following the words "Mincemeat Pie" is BLECH. Pumpkin and pecan pies are also traditional favorites, but most kids aren't too keen on those either. Can't say I'm much for...

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Handy Dandy Household Hints

WHAT is the point of this lens?

I may not know a whole lot (and some days I am pretty sure I don't know anything at all), but I do know that this lens contains some of the handiest things I've found (sometimes figured out :o) over the years. They are in no particular order, other than that in which they popped into my head.

WHY did I do it?

I belong to a group called Rocket Moms, started by BDKZ. We are each expected to create 6 new lenses within 6 weeks (my first two assignments are in the link list at the bottom). This week our fearless leader - the rotten woman...

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COMING SOON TO A PC NEAR YOU...

Why is this empty you ask?

Well, it's empty because I went for Giant Squid. I finished and published 'em all (yep, every last one...woo! :o)

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Which lens is your favorite? I'd love to know :o) - Don't have one? That's okay, you can just say hey...

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      JoshK47 6 years ago

      Great work here! I always love getting to know my fellow Squidoo-ers! :)

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      GrowWear 6 years ago

      Excellent lensography. Had my clicking finger going crazy trying to decide which one to visit--time-strapped and all, but I have seen and enjoyed your work before, so I know that any and all of them would be nice reads. ...Well, off to read Personalities Plus. :)

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      Wednesday-Elf 6 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      I began to leave a comment and somehow can't remember if I did or not. So.... stopping back to tell you how much I enjoyed it. I'd have been here sooner, but got quite distracted going off to read about Etsy (as a buyer and as a seller). Then I had to return to 'Crazy for Crochet' to leave another note. Now I see some really interesting 'horse' lenses that are drawing my attention. Your layout is fabulous in this lensography. Well done!

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      jodijoyous 6 years ago from New York

      Very nice! Love that intro image.

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      Robin S 6 years ago from USA

      Very nicely done! Thanks for sharing!

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      Heather Burns 7 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      love this lensography! ~blessed by a squidangel~

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Congrats on becoming a giant! :-)

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Glad I found this. I like your style!

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      luvmyludwig lm 8 years ago

      I love your sense of humor and your titles. :)

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      Anthony Godinho 8 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Great lensography - I like your writing style, sense of humour and the beautiful pictures - it was a pleasure to know you through this lens...5*s!

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      qlcoach 8 years ago

      Wonderful humor, well crafted and presented lens. Clever way to promote your products. Best wishes for your success. I met you on Lensroll. Hope you will visit my lens about emotional healing. Gary Eby, author and therapist.

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      Heather Burns 8 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      Love this lensography! You are so funny and creative! 5* for sure...

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      Lee Hansen 8 years ago from Vermont

      Very creative lensography - cool layout and presentation!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 8 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Wow. This is super. I love your great sense of humor sprinkled all around it. The layout is really unique and I love it!

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      EpicFarms 8 years ago

      [in reply to bdkz] Why thank you ma'am

      *blush*

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      bdkz 8 years ago

      This is an EXCELLENT Lensography!