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LANGUISHING

It is Tuesday morning, a day off. Funny how I still think of days off when I’m retired. Those words have been a part of my vocabulary for so many years. You get two nurses together, the conversation mostly sounds … Continue reading

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MESSAGE TO LILY

How intrusive the world! So many phone calls on things I do not need nor asked for. Those poor Call Center employees. I am not much of a consumer. They will not get much business from me. They do not … Continue reading

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HOW I SPEND MY DAYS

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. – Annie Dillard I wish I could write such insights as Annie Dillard. But then I’m not a Pulitizer winning authour. She has written many books. I … Continue reading

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GLORY DAYS – Day 13 in a year of…

Day 13, August 4, 2016 @4:05 These are truly the glory days of August.  My garden is flushed with delicious vegetables.  Let me not squander the days away with stinking thinking, bad attitude, foul mood or low blood sugar.  Afternoons … Continue reading

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Day 6 in a year of…

Day 6, July 28, 2016 @3:43. Summer afternoons are delicious for drinking beer and taking naps.  I’ve had my little nap but I better wait till I’ve tapped out some words before I crack a can.  Otherwise, I might fall … Continue reading

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RAINY MORNING MUSINGS

It’s raining – the first of the year.  I’m grateful.  My garden is grateful – for this drink of life. It is cool – 4 degrees Celsius after last week’s blistering 32.  Tomorrow and the next night, the forecast for … Continue reading

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WHY WAIT FOR SPRING

It would do me well to heed some of these wise age-old sayings: Waiting for the fish to bite or waiting for wind to fly a kite. Or waiting around for Friday night or waiting perhaps for their Uncle Jake … Continue reading

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