Monthly Archives: January 2018

Imagine you’re 90 years old.

Imagine, my friends, that you’re 90 years old. Look at your wrinkled hands, oh my, and wonder:  what happened to those smooth hands, those elastic fingers, the supple wrists? Look at your face in the mirror and wonder:  what happened … Continue reading

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Annoyed, amazed, humored, and sad. All in one day.

 Very annoying.  Yesterday we “fixed” the wood stove furnace belt, which “entertained” us with squeaky noises for the past month.  An hour later the new belt is entertaining us with different squeaky noises. Can it be fixed? At times squeaky … Continue reading

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The widest largest possible view

I don’t know about you, but it seems like our minds focus a lot on small views.  They focus on reading words.  They focus on performing the next task.  They focus on objects throughout the day. The dog, the cat, … Continue reading

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Finding our true voices

The other morning Pam (Roughwighting) and I yakked on an early morning phone date.  We’ve connected with our voices on the telephone on and off for a couple of years now.  We talk about creativity, writing, mothers, dreaming, jobs, books … Continue reading

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Hi ho silver & let them eat caviar (Cowboy Caviar, that is!)

Dear friends,  I can’t help myself.  Barry and I stumbled upon this post from 2010 yesterday morning at 6:30 and totally cracked up.  (Well, he may have left for work, rolling his eyes!)  I insisted upon reading it aloud to … Continue reading

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Missed Perceptions, right, Pam?

Pam, also known as Roughwighting, also known as blogger extraordinaire, also known as my Switcheroo (we switched blogs back in 2013; please read here if inspired), also known as a spiritual buddy, also known as a phone companion at times, … Continue reading

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Two weddings, a dam, a journal, death and family photos

Last January, just before I quit blogging for ten months, I wrote a post called “The world’s best journal“.  The journal is one of the things that makes me unconditionally happy.  To read back over the years and to remember … Continue reading

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