Category Archives: a little bit about that

Stuck in the Middle!

How this giant, metal tube even makes it airborne is a mystery in the first place, but equally mysterious is how fellow passengers can for hours of motion and constant white noise be content to keep window shades down, eyes … Continue reading

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When I Was Young . . .

When I was young, I dreamed big dreams of earth and sky, of progress and promise. Context was safety, and I was so safe as to not know what real danger even looked like. Though it would not have been … Continue reading

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“Cats in the Cradle” and Other Untruths

Sandy and Harry Chapin wrote a song in the 70s called “Cats in the Cradle,” which told the story of a parent too busy to be involved in his child’s life; then, when the parent is retired and free of … Continue reading

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Displaced–Curse or Blessing?

In Henri Nouwen’s book called Seeds of Hope, he writes that “displacements threaten us and give us feelings of being lost or left alone.” He goes on to say the following: “Displacement is not primarily something to do or to … Continue reading

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This About That

I have finally discovered why rice cakes have fewer calories. You leave half of it on the floor with each bite.

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Seeing with New Eyes

I had cataract surgery done a week and a half ago. I chickened out last year–something about a knife near the eyes bit! But I was getting desperate, so I did not read any contraindications and just went for it. … Continue reading

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I Was Once a Thief

I was once a thief, deliberate, conniving, and unrepentant. Sort of. I got twenty-five cents for a weekly allowance, and it was the good old days when that kind of coin really meant something. Well, . . . not really. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to All!

Wishing all of my blogger friends a joyous Christmas! We are still sick and hoping the bugs die off quickly so we can start 2018 in robust health. Joy to all!

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Uneven

I visited Virginia City, NV, a few years ago. The old part of town looked like it came out of a Hollywood western, complete with rustic building facades, saloons, and wooden sidewalks. Strolling along, you had to be careful where you planted your feet … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Mope

M elancholy muse–a formative part of myself, but O nly a part, since I also love to laugh and live light. P erhaps it is manic to observe from the outside, but to me my E vanescent emotional swirl is … Continue reading

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