Monthly Archives: February 2014

That’s The Way The Cookie Crumbles; CookieCott 2014 And Robbing A Child

Girl Scouts and I never were a good match. I was their most reluctant member, a joiner at the insistence of my mother, the one who really wanted the Scouting experience. As the time approached for me to sign up, … Continue reading

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Froggy Went A Gigging And He Did Go, Oh No

Unmistakable signs of spring are popping up and out in our central Oregon coastal village. My favorite, besides the geese returning, would be the bazillion frogs that live at the lake a few blocks from our house. They are emerging … Continue reading

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She Just Called To Say…

“Operator; number please.” Seriously, we need a National Register of Historic Phrases. And this gentle three word command would be one of the most valued, treasured of all collected, honored, and preserved phrases. From September 1, 1878 onward to today, … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Love In A Book

A couple days ago, a friend reminded me of a treasured book. I recommended it to her quite a while back, and the report was both she and her daughters have read it, plus watched and loved the movie. To Kill A … Continue reading

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Love And Bop In The Fifth Grade

After lunch today, my twin grandchildren sat down at our kitchen table to address and sign Valentines for their preschool class. The joy and excitement were palpable. This was the final task in preparation for their Valentine’s Party later this week; … Continue reading

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Curiosity: What Happened If; And Yes They Noticed

For years, I have pondered why some of us are curious and some of us are not. Being one who has been curious about everything for as long as I can remember, it is puzzling to me why others do … Continue reading

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For The Excellence Caught This Day

Gentlemen, we will chase perfection, and we will chase it relentlessly, knowing all the while we can never attain it. But along the way, we shall catch excellence.  ~Vince Lombardi Seattle Seahawks – 2014 Super Bowl Champions This 12th Man thanks you … Continue reading

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