Monthly Archives: October 2011

Coins Tossed

There will be two citizen initiatives, on gambling, up for vote on November 8th in Maine. I am not a gambler. Casinos do not appeal to my finer sensitivities. Monopolies appeal to my finer sensitivities even less. Bickering and whining … Continue reading

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Turkey Taunt

The turkeys rampage through the neighborhood toward the beginning of November. They retreat just before Thanksgiving; to return, crashing through the woods, in the spring.   

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Sunday Snow

A lonesome picnic table in an unusual October snow storm.  

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Missing Daddy’s

Daddy’s Junky Music is closing stores after 39 years. This morning’s newscast reported “unspecified legal issues”. I don’t recall ever crossing the threshold to Daddy’s but I was amused and happy to know it was there. I liked the name, … Continue reading

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Debilitating Culinary Lethargy

There is nothing to eat. Creativity and inspiration have fled, along with alert taste buds. I don’t want to shop for groceries because there is nothing at the market or the health food store that appeals to me. I can’t … Continue reading

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Open Marriage

Last night, my sister called to have a discussion with me. My husband, who is a clever opinionated buttinsky, interrupted our conversation a few times to voice opinions contrary to my own indisputable beliefs. As you can understand, it was … Continue reading

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Saturday Smiles

Two recent blog discoveries highlighting humor in the mundane. This young woman is irreverently funny- http://ashleyjillian.com Likewise this blogger is good for a giggle and a grin- http://imonthebandwagon.com/2011/10/12/jowetts-post-taking-a-deeper-look-at-cartoon-characters-of-the-90s

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Miscreants Beware

My husband has taken the notion that I should be able to defend myself with a gun. He attempted to give me instruction last night. I am familiar with weapons from a previous incarnation, in this life, and I was … Continue reading

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Graceful Good Manners

Today, I am inspired by another blogger’s incredible grace. I like to follow political tags to see what the rest of the country is thinking. In my ewanderings, I’ve discovered points of view that are more conservative than my own … Continue reading

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