Monthly Archives: May 2013

Shortcake Twist

I don’t cook or bake so much anymore, but there are two chefs in training at our house.  If you have a blog, why not use it to share? We had two shortcakes in the freezer.  They had been purchased … Continue reading

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Islands

It’s not the way it used to be.  When I was young, all the neighborhood kids played together.  We spent time outside planning and carrying out a myriad of creative games stretching our imaginations and being forced to learn to … Continue reading

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She Loved Me

I did nothing to earn it.  Her love and acceptance greeted me at the door of her home and made its home in my heart. It was a long time ago – like a friend says “about a hundred years ago…”.  … Continue reading

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REMODEL – Floor Transitions

This shows the where the two kinds of flooring meet.  Contractor used schluter board when laying tile, but carpet installer said there are different kinds and the wrong kind was used.  Looks nice, but could be smoother. From foyer to … Continue reading

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Routinely Regaining Perspective

Every loss requires grieving.  Some days are sad.  Just sad.  Some days I’m able to be thankful for all of the things that I can still do.  There are some great words in this story… The 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and … Continue reading

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In a Group of Ten, There Might Be One of Them

Maybe less.  I don’t know, maybe the rest can’t see it or don’t want to see it or don’t care if they see it.  But some people do have extraordinary eyesight, or perhaps perception is a better word.  Like reading between … Continue reading

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Watering the Family Tree

I wrote this in January, after my Mom visited and thoughts were swirling around in my head. It’s all still settling in and I expect it will take some time to absorb it.  There has been a kind of drought … Continue reading

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In Technology’s Dust

I wrote this a couple of months ago. This is a time when I describe my productivity as a ticking time bomb, waiting to explode into oblivion. Mr. Legs said he thinks I’m working too hard on my projects. Indeed. I … Continue reading

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The Time Machine

I wrote this after the first phase of scanning photos a few years ago.  Little did I know then that what I had done was merely a warm-up and how much more I’d be scanning. I’m not even sure when … Continue reading

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He Suffered a….

…stroke.  He wasn’t even 50 years old yet. I remember when they moved in to the other side of the duplex in our military housing unit many years ago.  They were great people.  He was a pediatric nurse practitioner and … Continue reading

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