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My Mother’s Hands

  I have my mother’s hands.   That’s not something I’ve ever taken as a compliment – no offense, Mom. Our hands are broad and short-fingered.   A network of lines criss-crosses both palm and back.  The adjectives “sturdy” and “capable” come to mind … 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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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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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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In Defense Of The Fanny Pack

There’s still time to get your vacation in before summer’s over, so this is a good time to review some of my helpful vacation fashion tips.   I have a fanny pack.  I am not being ironic.  I own a … Continue reading

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How Men and Women Differ: Toilet Paper Version

It’s time, once more, for a thrill-a-minute roller coaster ride through my brain.  A toilet paper roll-er coaster.  Hang on. Men and women may look at the same world, but they do not see the same things. Men tend to … Continue reading

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