Monthly Archives: November 2012

Special Importance

We purchased a new truck for work. I suppose, as trucks go, it looks pretty good. It’s lettered with the business logo and phone number. I’m not overjoyed by the thing. It represents pollution and more junk that will, eventually, … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday. A mindful notion, encouraging the many ways we can all give a little bit of ourselves to lighten the load for others.

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Perfect Practice

We, my husband and I, have crossed the threshold from young and invincible to aging and merely mortal. I’ve been preparing myself (for at least a decade) for the end of me, whereby I have an invitation only bon voyage … Continue reading

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Treading Lightly

“Old age is no place for sissies.”-Bette Davis I have a clearer understanding of the strength required as one ages. It is a gradual enlightening. As independent as I am, I have always wanted to be a wife. Not just … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Plan

Proper prior planning prevents piss-poor performance, or so I’ve been told. I am afraid to be sad because I don’t like it. I am afraid to lose control because, if I do, something bad could happen that might cause me … Continue reading

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Defining Victory

I began the day at 3:30A with a conversation that made me cry. Throughout the early morning I could barely breathe because I was panic stricken. At one point today, it seemed that voting was not necessary, much less a … Continue reading

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Ralph Speaks

Ralph Nader says the media are bored. He also points out the media is complicit in keeping us firmly planted in the two party system by suggesting that third party candidates “split the vote” each time one of the major parties … Continue reading

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Moving Forward

A political funny I received in my Inbox- Dear Red States: We’re ticked off at your Neanderthal attitudes and politics and we’ve 
decided we’re leaving. We in New York intend to form our own country and we’re taking the other … Continue reading


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six days

six days. Amusing, astute, political observations from a British pundit.

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A difficult story to tell…

A difficult story to tell…. My friend, misslisted, who inspired yesterday’s post, by allowing me to read her’s first, has posted her brutally honest story. Let’s show her some love.

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