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The Dictionary of Fun

December 14, 2013 • Filed under Warm Fuzzies

“The Dictionary of Fun” was an actual hard copy book I recall from childhood. And I do remember that fun was something that my mother, especially, was good at. She was creative, and my father encouraged her in her many ‘arty’ pursuits: oil painting, sewing, flower arranging. She would host an annual “Holiday Boutique” for several years when I was in junior high and high school and sold things like oranges stuck with cloves and then wrapped in netting to hang in closets as a sachet and hand made potholders. I remember making some kind of booze infused pound cake for several years. There were also some frozen hors d’oeuvres on offer which we irreverently named “pig plops,” because they were made with sausage, Bisquick and grated cheese.

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