Category Archives: On Life in General

New Chapters

What are the chapters of our lives? For some it might look like childhood (0-12), teen (13-18), young adult (19-34?), middle aged (35-50?), and retired.  Of course each of these can be further subdivided and age ranges are average and … Continue reading

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Armchair Activists

Something horrible and reprehensible happened in a state I just happen to live in right now (albeit over 100 miles from my front door).  Some terrible people (some from other states) did some terrible things.  They happen to bear a … Continue reading

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Alive and Writing

I have been a writing beast, so forgive radio silence. I love my new book.  I hope others will too.  131 pages down, maybe a bit more than half done? SJ, wonderful husband that he is, has been most understanding … Continue reading

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Writing “Dilemma”

It’s been a while since I posted. I’ve been experiencing a rare writing dilemma. It’s a good dilemma, but a tricky one. My muse has kicked back in, with a vengeance.  It is both exciting, and a little bit scary … Continue reading

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I Have a Problem, Therefore I Matter

There’s something about the aging process that seems to bring out the very negative in many people.  And it’s not without reason that many older folks feel negative.  The bloom of youth is gone and never to return; health is … Continue reading

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Supporting Good Causes In Good Conscience

The world is a better place when people go outside their own personal needs, wants and desires and give to others.  The Golden Rule; to whom much has been given, much is expected; pay it forward; Karma: call it what … Continue reading

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Mea Culpa and #Not My President?

This Presidential Election process has been so toxic.  I’ve seen it bring out some of the very worst in people.  People I really, really like and care for. I began writing this post with an uncertain purpose– was I looking … Continue reading

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Christmas Blessings

“What?  No one is going?” I whispered harshly to my husband as he quietly shook his head. “Are you sure?” I asked again in disbelief. “We’re not going to let them steal our joy,” SJ sagely counsels.   Belying my … Continue reading

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Adulting and Holidays

The holidays can be tricky.  It’s a time when families gather and are supposed to be grateful for blessings.  Kids come home to see Mom and Dad, grandparents see grandkids, and we all have a hap, happy time. You’ve all … Continue reading

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Nesting

I don’t know if this is a trait that most females possess, but I’ve certainly heard it referred to with expectant moms.  We want to fix the living space to be comfy and inviting. After the sale of our home … Continue reading

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