Category Archives: Family

My Record of Wrongs

I kept diaries off and on as a kid, chronicling important stuff like supper menus, sibling squabbles, and crazy crushes; but it wasn’t until I began to travel and sing full time that I started journaling in earnest. Over the … Continue reading

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Omicron Woes!

O h, no, the dreaded M onster virus has found our house. I thought with a C hange of address, the covid demon would R un in circles, confused as to where we would end up, but O bviously, its … 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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I Miss My Father

I miss my father. Not the last, lingering days when the ravages of Parkinson’s stripped his body of strength and dignity, not the growing quiet and dimming light, the betrayal of senses with the ambush of age and degeneration, not … Continue reading

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I Miss My Mother

I miss my mother. Not the pained days and her lonely, disorienting moments, not the frontal lobe disintegration that turned a stable woman of integrity into a silly, flirting schoolgirl, not the numbness and loss of dexterity that stole the … Continue reading

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Rescue Me!

I have been away from my blogs for a while. If you don’t see me soon, then come rescue me because the grandkids probably have me tied up in the closet!

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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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Yeah, it rains in CA!

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It may have been a mistake . . .

It may have been a mistake to try to start the big project of cleaning out my craft / sewing room today. I went through several boxes and was having a hard time as it was wanting to throw away … Continue reading

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About Grief

From my daily readings by C. S. Lewis…………………………………. Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. I am not afraid, but the sensation is like being afraid. The same … Continue reading

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