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Being at home in the world
Growing up, I had no home. Don’t get me wrong, I wasn’t homeless. But I never had a “home town,” a sense of belonging anywhere in particular. As an Army brat. I learned early on that home was wherever I … Continue reading
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Another Year Has Passed
Our day began early. We had just spent the first night in our brand new home, and we were eager to get on with the day. There was much to do. The coffee was brewing, and we were entranced by … Continue reading
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Challenge: Cleaning out a handbag
Like Fibber McGee’s closet, a woman’s purse can be “enemy territory.” Note: This was first published on Yahoo Contributor’s Network a little over five years ago. I recently ran across it in my files and, because of the demise of … Continue reading
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Take a moment . . .
Take a moment on Memorial Day to remember those who gave their lives for this country. ‘ Continue reading
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September 12, the day after. . .
The word that I cannot get out of my mind today. No matter what detractors may think or say, we are a resilient people. We may be a nation of defiant individualists; we may complain about conditions – sometimes too … Continue reading
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What to tell the children . . .
What to tell the children? I may be old-fashioned, and my answer may be simplistic. But why is there any question about what to tell the children? I would tell them that yesterday, our country elected a new president. Some … Continue reading
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I’d prefer “stirred,” thank you . . .
I was sipping my coffee this morning — actually the mug was sitting on the nightstand next to my bed — when there was a shudder. The dark liquid formed a miniature wave against the side of the white porcelain and I … Continue reading
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My backyard animal farm
There’s a possum in the yard! And at least one “family” of squirrels, a bunny who might have friends, redbirds and blue jays and a pair of large birds that look like cranes building a nest in a neighbor’s tree. … Continue reading
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