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If’s, And’s or But’s

It’s not an archaic idiom; it’s first recorded use was in the 1970’s. My way or the highway doesn’t usually evoke a positive reaction because it is not usually spouted in a positive way.  Early in my existence I was … Continue reading

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Slow Reaction to Change

It’s probably a circumstance that a practitioner of Freudian psychology would quickly identify as a trait of a super-healthy ego, but I would argue – a trait of my hard-headedness – that ANYONE’s ears would perk up hearing their name. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2021

The year 2020 is finally at end With none of us feeling sorrow. We’ve many fears to settle, lives and hearts to mend, Hope for a brighter tomorrow. * * * * * We welcomed the decade with pomp and … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2021

The year 2020 is finally at end With none of us feeling sorrow. We’ve many fears to settle, lives and hearts to mend, Hope for a brighter tomorrow. * * * * * We welcomed the decade with pomp and … Continue reading

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Self on the Shelf

I can do it. I can be like Elf on the Shelf. I can be Self on the Shelf. I can BE STILL. (I first typed ‘Sit Still’ but, boy-o-boy! Did that conjure up some memories! Somehow Dad trying to … Continue reading

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Anticipating the End of 2020

I’m eager to rip the December 2020 page off the calendar. I could simply toss what’s left of it, but no way. I’m going to make a big deal of seeing the old year out as the new one enters. … Continue reading

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Sunsets

Each day I anticipate sunsets, the reasons surprising and varied. How will the clouds mix with the colors? What is the color that is not orange or yellow or pink but glows with traces of each? How do I miss … Continue reading

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Sizzling Summers

My folks had a fan and they knew how to use it. Many times Dad put the box fan in a window, lowered the sill to brace it, raised or lowered other windows to fist width, and instantly cooled the … Continue reading

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An August Special – The Week That Was

August had a gem of a week last week! It was a week… …with sunshine I didn’t scoot in a hurry to avoid. …when my deodorant kept me dry. …to open a few windows, turn on the attic fan and … Continue reading

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Up in Smoke

Mowing was postponed. The grass was wet and the sky hinted it might get wetter momentarily. Time for a fire. Watching fire either empties my brain or evokes what only I consider profound thoughts. Sitting in a comfy chair far … Continue reading

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