Category Archives: nostalgia

The Real Fly By . . . Endeavor!

Though my hummers were not impressed, the school children certainly were.  I thought I had missed my chance to see Endeavor’s last piggy back flight, but it had been delayed one hour.  So all I had was my point and shoot Kodak. … Continue reading

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Pre-mug Mystery

The mystery and the magic with teacups is that even when served with cookies or fine sandwiches with white bread or even cakes with piles of frosting, the repast is nourishing and calorie free. The mystery and the magic of … Continue reading

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Bread Baking Workshop

My baby sister and her hubby often give recipes on his blog, replete with pictures and method.  They grow a lot of their own produce and make snazzy salads with nasturtiums and such things.  I am a less groovy cook.  I’m more a … Continue reading

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Pardon the way that I stare . . .

. . . there’s nothing else to compare. The sight of you leaves me weak; there are no words left to speak. So if you feel like I feel, please let me know that it’s real; you’re just too good … Continue reading

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At long last, love has arrived . . .

And I thank God I’m alive; you’re just too good to be true; can’t take my eyes off of you. Are you singing yet? 🙂

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Saving the World Piece by Piece

It’s been a rather productive day today. I have gotten rid of killer asteroids, tornadoes, hurricanes, robberies, floods, funerals, and hanging chads.  I dispensed with the Taliban, Y2K, LA gangs, the Iraq War, paparazzi, terrorists, airport screenings, funerals, and Supreme … Continue reading

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Ghosts in the Laundry

A storm came in the night—bright jagged lightning, thunder rumbling and crashing in response.  I hugged the covers closer.  Moist air gusted through my open window. It appeared in a single electric moment—a headless apparition floating by my bedroom door.  … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The Hands That Fathered

I can’t let this challenge go by without another “hands.” When I think of hands, I think of my father.  He had huge farmer hands.  They were typically stained with field dirt and oil from working with machinery; and inevitably, … Continue reading

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Nowhere and Everywhere

It’s a tired old mountain surrounding us, a tired old man with bristly pine whiskers, who laid down on his side in rumpled clothes—laid down to sleep soundly, sinking deeper into the rocky Canadian Shield, a Rip Van slumber. The … Continue reading

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Mothers Day and Other Myths

(Thought I’d share an older piece I wrote when my kids were small and still eating deodorant.  The picture above is my mom in 1979.  Love you, Mom!) ——————– I was such a perfect mother until I had children! It’s easier … Continue reading

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