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STATUS UPDATE

Tweet What is the “new normal,” anyway? I have never seen the movie Groundhog Day, but doesn’t it have something to do with a guy waking up every day and doing the same thing over and over? I think that is … Continue reading

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GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

Tweet The pandemic has become my nemesis. No, I don’t have COVID. Thank God. The reason I don’t have COVID is that I am in this house nearly every minute of every day. I take no chances, because I am one … Continue reading

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DAY TO DAY

Tweet Life is so different. The new “normal.” Some of us have more courage than others; some see risk as just part of life. Others, those in the “vulnerable” category, see risk as life shortening. When the remainder of life … Continue reading

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HEALING POWER

Tweet What is happening to us? This world is so full of frightening things. I don’t need to list them; you are well aware. Add to all of this the death of a much adored pet; and, well–it is almost … Continue reading

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GOODBYE AND HELLO

Tweet It was 14 years ago. My daughter Annie watched as a truck rolled over but didn’t hit a small animal running across the country road. She was directly behind the truck, and she wasn’t sure if what she saw … Continue reading

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THE WORST OF TIMES

Tweet This week has been historical. No one, to be sure, needs to hear from me. I will be back. Peace.

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THE SMALL OUTDOORS

Tweet Pandemic advice: we all need to to go outside for our mental health. Walk. No, hike. Or if your knees aren’t blown, run like the wind. Nature is a balm for the spirit. Being locked down has taken its toll. I … Continue reading

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GOOD DAYS, BAD DAYS

Tweet What mood are you in today? Do you have a project to work on? A yard? The virus hit us particularly hard because we no longer have either, really. The apartment is brand new, so there is nothing to … Continue reading

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THE OTHER MOTHER’S DAY

Tweet It’s a Hallmark holiday. Social media goes wild with folks posting nostalgic pictures of their perfect mommas. Tributes abound. Flowers. Breakfast in bed. Glory to moms everywhere. Then there are the rest of us. We had mothers who didn’t … Continue reading

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