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Outputstream: Brilliance
What is brilliance? Some say it's a flash. A flash of what? Bright light descending...
Beef and Bean Vegetable Soup
It's April and it's snowing, so I think it's the perfect time to fix a...
Ava
Gluten Free Whole Grain Chocolate Chip Cookies
Today's post is all about... Chocolate Chip Cookies!! Who doesn't love chocolate chip cookies? (Not...
Ava Eating a Juice Pop
Juice Pops
The Hubs' Starbucks bill has been creeping up lately. When I asked him what on...
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Who Is Pretty Odd?
My name is Jessica E. Thomas. I live in the tension between Pretty and Odd....
Autumn Road
Novels novels everywhere and not a minute to write…
Today's "something shiny" is a novel I started about four years ago. I didn't get...
Noah Gabba Gabba and April Wrap Up
It's been a busy spring at the Thomas residence. This past week was particularly...interesting? I...
Garden Party
It's more like February outside, with the snow, sleet, and whatever other frozen thing Mother...
Guitar Tunes and Gnocchi
It's Sunday at the Thomas residence, so what else is there to do but strum...
Spring Fever? Nope. Try, Baby Fever.
Ever have a sudden, irrational, urgent, all-consuming desire to have a baby? It's called baby...
Merry Un-Christmas
Christmas is once again a thing of the past (yay!) and it's that time of...
WANTED: The Christmas Spirit
The Christmas Spirit is an elusive specter in the Thomas house. For me, at least....