Guinea Pigs Traumatized Me For Life!

This post is in response to this week’s prompt at The Red Dress Club. We were asked to write about our memories from either Kindergarten or First Grade. * * * * * * My memories of my childhood are a bit scattered, a bit faded, and some have been completely erased by time. I…

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New Blog, Not So New Design…

Last year, I decided that I wanted to blog. I need to write. I wanted a creative outlet. And so, Rebel Chick’s Journey was born on www.rebelchick.net. I HATED the web address. I wanted www.rebelchick.com because I have called myself Rebel Chick ever since the MySpace days (I was little barbie doll back when I…

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VA Homeloans & Refinancing

My husband and I purchased our first home in 2009 with a VA Home Loan, with an interest rate of only 5%! At the time, that was a fantastic interest rate and we bragged about it to all of our friends and family. While many people were qualifying for first time home-buyer credits and using all…

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How I Found Forgiveness

Today’s post is a response to The Red Dress Club prompt on forgiveness. ****** I was 18 when I found out that I was pregnant. I was 18 and I was in a very unhealthy relationship . Throughout the pregnancy, he wanted to get married and I refused. I knew that I couldn’t marry him. I…

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Happy Spring!

Today, March 20th, is the first day of spring. Unfortunately, there is no “spring” in Miami. I’ve always fancied the idea of flowers blooming, birds singing, putting away my coats and boots and such…but that just doesn’t happen here. I’m so jealous of my Northerner friends. I want seasons, damn it!   photo: weheartit.com

bird nest

The Kamikaze Pigeon

Yesterday, I decided I was going to plug in the saw and install our new pet door. Why did I install a pet door on an inside door of my home? It’s sort of a long story. Here’s the short version: we keep the dog’s water and the cat’s liter box in our utility room,…

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