Author Archives: elroyjones

About elroyjones

Married, no children, responsibly self-directed, living happily.

Being VIP

Sometimes it’s very good to be me. This is my story and I’m sticking to it. In March of 2012 I bought concert tickets to see Bare Naked Ladies and Big Head Todd in the Last Summer on Earth tour. … Continue reading

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Midday in the Garden of Mediocrity and Mayhem

Originally posted on Not Necessarily About Dinosaurs or Anything Else:
Well so far so good on my quest to post a blog every day this month.  Thus far today at least one faithful reader has told me in person they…

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Empire Security

A downtown friend recently divulged that he and his wife have worked only part time for the last 16 years. They enjoy themselves when they’re not working. They have a garden and they go kayaking. They meander and daydream. They … Continue reading

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Moving Along

Acceptance with forgiveness arrives unexpectedly. I’ll be relieved when the interminable construction project concludes. I miss writing the serial stories and having the luxury of time to read. Today there is a lot to be thankful for.

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One Wall

Someday there will be more walls and a deck with HOG panels. It will have to be pressure washed too.

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Looking In & Out

Looking in at the living room and kitchen windows. Pacing myself and not getting excited. YAY!

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Luna Salvation

Last evening my husband made an ill-advised comment that began with “You don’t understand because you don’t have children…” and ended with me making some strategic changes to my advance directive and my obituary, damn straight! My obituary and my … Continue reading

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