Category Archives: General Ramblings

Deep thoughts on the human condition.

A Whatchamacallit By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet

It’s normal to lose your train of thought now and then.  If that train routinely jumps the track and crashes in a fiery ball of twisted wreckage, you may have a problem. My husband and I were getting caught up … Continue reading

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When It Says Loco, Lazy, Loser On The Label, Label, Label

Do you have lovely eyes?  A noble nose?  An infectious smile?  Sometimes it’s hard to see our own outstanding features, even if they are obvious to everyone else.  That’s because some of us can’t see beyond the big, invisible labels … Continue reading

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The Great Blizzard of 1978

Forty years ago today, I thought the end was near.  I found myself confronted by a pack of snarling, howling, wild animals; a metal mesh gate the only thing separating me from certain disembowelment.   I had armed myself, but doubted … Continue reading

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Ramblings: Christmas Edition

  I’m just about done with whatever preparations I’m going to make for Christmas and I’m ready to let the celebrations commence.  If you didn’t get a card from me by now, chances are you aren’t going to, especially since … Continue reading

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Little Red Hen’s Christmas Joy

At this joyous time of year, many of you are sorting through your stash of previously received lame gifts, searching for likely candidates to regift.  In that same spirit, I am regifting a classic Christmas story from blog years of … Continue reading

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Buffer Couple Saves Vacation

Careful packing is crucial to a successful vacation with your honey.  The most important thing to bring along is a Buffer Couple. Have you ever done a fishing trip in the Midwest in the late fall?  There’s nothing like it.  … Continue reading

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My Dad Had No Rhythm, Yet He Will Always Be Master Of The Dance

  My Dad sired 9 children. He then topped that accomplishment by staying around, with our Mom, to raise every one of us. For that reason alone, he deserves to be Father of The Year. Not convinced? Here are a … Continue reading

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