Monthly Archives: December 2013

And So It Ends; The Good, The Bad, And The Broken Greenhouse

We have come to the end of another calendar year, and for me, it is a time for evaluation, analysis, and decision making.  In the past, I faithfully put pencil to paper, and dreamily made a list of New Year’s … Continue reading

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Oh No! It’s Santa Claus…

I know my journey is far down the road, and even though it may be shockingly late to admit, I will state outright: My relationship with Santa Claus always was precarious, and as a child, I was more than a … Continue reading

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Books, Libraries, And Shhhh! No More

A couple nights ago, we asked each other what our favorite book was.  Usually, it is challenging for me to name anything as a favorite, because my favorites change day to day, depending on assorted variables.  But when it comes … Continue reading

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Enough Cluck For Our Chicken Years

There was a day, a couple years ago, when my daughter and I were discussing an issue pertaining to my health and the demands of my job, both physically and mentally.  It was an intense conversation, and always kind and … Continue reading

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The Gift Of Thirty-Seven Stars, President Grant, Little Big Horn, and More

During a conversation with my friend this morning, we meandered into observations of noticeably different characteristics between her generation and mine, especially regarding computers, social media, and information technology, in general. We both really happen to like all things electronic, … Continue reading

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The Great Crosswalk Blunder Of 1953

A quiet morning provides me the best thinking time of the day.  Brain and body both are rested, and I feel relatively uncluttered, mentally.  That is not to say my thoughts necessarily are philosophical, analytical, or otherwise particularly profound.  I … Continue reading

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Another “You Cannot Be Serious!” News Day

While reading the news today, I had another one of those “You cannot be serious!” moments.  I read and reread an article, hoping to find something, anything, remotely all right with it.  Nope.  Nothing.  Still in a state of no, … Continue reading

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