Category Archives: Friends & Family

Open Conversation

I feel guilty that I don’t love all of the people I’m related to. Continue reading

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Just Can’t

30 June 2013 There are, were, six siblings  in my family; three boys and three girls. I am the eldest. In childhood, it was my responsibility to care for my younger sisters and brothers, often to distract our lunatic father … Continue reading

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Veterans’ Views

In the past little while, a month maybe six weeks, time escapes me (it flees), we’ve worked with a couple of veterans. They’re veterans of wars that never were, Iran and Afghanistan. Congress has not made a declaration of war … Continue reading

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Anyone Anytime

Joan Baez is on PBS tonight, Diamonds and Rust, 75 years old, can that be right? Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Tangled Up in Blue, which brings us to the Bob Dylan Republican. There’s a soft spot in my heart for … Continue reading

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My Princess

I have favorites. I know, shocking and scandalous! All of us know people we like more than others, let’s not pretend otherwise. Recently, we attended a very small home wedding. Today, during my union break, I looked through a correspondence … Continue reading

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Strong Foundations

I woke this morning to an epiphany- my husband and I are making something together. We have a joint financial and emotional interest in our project. There is no line of demarkation between us in the undertaking. My independent heart beats … Continue reading

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ReThink Pink

Thinking of my friends who’ve survived breast cancer and those who did not. All of them stronger than the pink exploitation. Huffington Post has a thoughtful piece on the mindless consumerism that surrounds a serious disease.

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