Author Archives: Not That Big a Deal

About Not That Big a Deal

Roxanne has a gift for writing and making people laugh. She enjoys sharing both with as many as she can.

Adventures With Chins and Conestoga Wagons…

“Guess what I found?” Coming from one of my grandsons, this statement would be frightening. Coming from my 64 year old husband, it was intriguing. My husband is a great planner of vacations and this one was no exception. He … Continue reading

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Adventures With Chins

Though you may think I am referring to the multiple chins that may or may not reside on the bottom of my face, I am not. What I am referring to is the recent trip we made as the Chins, … Continue reading

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Return of the Fairy Blog Mother…European Style!

This week, Cliff and I are on vacation with our son and his family. We are traveling to Yellowstone…one of my all time favorite places in the whole wide world…there will be adventures, which will become posts, and lots of … Continue reading

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The Tap Dance

There are many different ways to do a “tap dance.” There’s the tap dance that your fingers do on a table when you’re impatiently waiting for something or someone. There’s the tap dance that you do when you have to … Continue reading

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The Story of Us…

“I have an idea for your blog! Why don’t you write about us when we were growing up?” Dangerous, possibly incriminating words spoken by our middle sister…Nean, this one’s for you! We began in Newark, New Jersey where our parents, … Continue reading

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Courage

Remember the Cowardly Lion? “What makes a king out of a slave? Courage! What makes the flag on a ship to wave? Courage! What makes the elephant charge his tusk in the misty mist or the dusky dusk? Courage! What … Continue reading

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“Oh, The Things We Will Wear”

Dr. Seuss’ book…Oh, The Places You’ll Go…is very popular this time of year as graduations abound. But, honestly, all of us pretty much know the places we’ll go. What we really need to know is what we have to wear … Continue reading

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