TWD: Oatmeal Breakfast Bread

TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2010

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Summer is almost over.  Hurray!!!  I have to admit, Summer has never been a good friend of mine.  Between the oppressive heat and humidity, hurricane season, and eleven weeks of school vacation, by this time each year, my nerves are raw.  I know, I know – why in the heck do I live in Florida if I hate the heat?  It isn’t by choice.   I guess I’m a victim of circumstance.  I grew up here.  I met my husband here. Our business is here.  And, most of the rest of my family is now here too.  I suppose there were a few opportunities for escape over the years, but my fear of the unknown coupled with my sense of responsibility kept me from grabbing them.  I still have hope, though.  Mini SGCC will be off to college in a few years. Our nest will be empty.  Perhaps that will be the catalyst to shake us out of this rut.

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What does this have to do with Oatmeal Breakfast Bread?   Nothing, really.  But, the temperature is hovering at around ninety-three degrees in the shade as I write this, and my brain is feeling a little like a fried egg right now.   Or maybe, I’m just becoming one of those old ladies who ramble on about nothing that has anything to do with anything.  If I start walking around wearing purple hats and peppering my conversations with words like “putter” and “early bird special”, please just shoot me!  read more >>

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