Monthly Archives: August 2011

Furious Pace

These are the things that are occupying my thoughts today: The Crusher, which destroys perfectly good equipment and supplies in Afghanistan when our troops are preparing to depart, rather than ship the gear back to the States. A friend’s son … Continue reading

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Deficient Descendants

There has been a repeating theme running through my life lately, like Seinfeld in therapy. I’m noticing a lot of wah-wah whiners, who want to blame their parents for the deficiencies in their adult lives. The majority of the malcontents … Continue reading

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Wild Life

We have bird feeders that began as my little project only to be stolen from me by my husband. In the beginning, I had one pretty little feeder for song birds then my husband bought another for sunflower seeds and, … Continue reading

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Daughters Learn

When my mother died, one of the first thoughts I had was, “Thank Gawd we were speaking.” This paints a misleading picture of my relationship with Mum. The fact is there were rare instances (two) when we did not speak. … Continue reading

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Lemon Cake with Blackberry Buttercream Frosting

For only the second time, in my whole life, I was sad to see my oldest and dearest friend leave. The first time was when we were 14. I stood on the sidewalk in front of her old house while … Continue reading

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Borrowing Dad

My oldest and dearest friend came here and surprised me yesterday. I LOVED seeing her, LOVED it. I am reclusive but there are a few people who will always be welcome no matter where I am or what I’m doing. … Continue reading

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Inhuman State

Last week we made a trip to our state capitol for licensure renewal. The office we visited is on the campus of a repurposed mental health, long-term care, facility. I remember when the facility was to be shut down and … Continue reading

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Soft-serve Harleys

We went fishing on Saturday. Drove a couple of hours NE to a lake that is nearly 7,000 acres and full of rocks. I love rocks in a lake. They provide good structure for fishing and are an impediment to … Continue reading

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Silent Death-Alzheimer’s Disease story-1988

Silent Death-Alzheimer’s Disease story-1988.

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Good Crazy

There are subjects that my husband belabors, beating the dead horse to death or so it seems. He does not fear the good fight and would rather die than accept injustice in any guise. He does not lie down for … Continue reading

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