Monthly Archives: February 2016

I Hear Ya!

Try this experiment. It lasts only 3 minutes. (Right now you have had that instant switch from, well, only 3 minutes, to THREE MINUTES?!) Remember the days when a glance at the clock showed three minutes to bell time? Those … Continue reading

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What’s a Body to Do?

It’s mid February. The jeans have that just-out-of-the-dryer feel at the END of the day. It takes an extra tug and twirl to remove the pinky ring. And a winch and a tow truck would come in handy to pry … Continue reading

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Never Too Late?

I just finished reading the short text by Anna Quindlen entitled Being Perfect.  It was a random selection at the library today.  It was not my intent to get away from the new arrivals display.  Lately the fiction featured  there … Continue reading

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Winter Games

WINTER GAMES Mother Nature finally allowed Old Man Winter to come and call. Playing in it you may have vowed But there’s not enough for even one snowball. The secret is that it’s slippery Under that one thin snowy layer. … Continue reading

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Grunge and Mother Nature

Nope, I am not a grunge fan. Were that so I would not need the urban dictionary to explain it to me. I’ve heard it, probably on David Letterman, and I like some of it, though not well enough to … Continue reading

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A Fan of the Man

Bowie, David Bowie. Who else? Because of the era I lived through as an adolescent, a much younger soul will sometimes ask if I went to Woodstock. I wore the clothes, listened to some of the music, memorized favorites songs … Continue reading

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How I exasperated Daddy, my first Valentine, with my annual project to start and finish the decoration of my shoebox mailbox the night before I had to have it. Then, way past bedtime I would tackle the signing of the … Continue reading

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Imagine this. At birth your mother becomes ill and you are sent to live with another family, a family of stone cutters. Your father loses his influence in shaping your career, surrenders his hopes for your help in the family … Continue reading

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