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So Relieved

This morning, on the Facebook page that’s just for parents in my town, someone posted an opinion piece from the local newspaper. The piece was written by a local mother whose opinion is that the children of “H1-B1” workers from … Continue reading

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Poor Hummingbirds

During the summer my husband filled our hummingbird feeder and set it up outside our dining room window so that we could conveniently watch the hummingbirds feed. One day he brought the feeder inside for cleaning and refilling but did … Continue reading

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Still Missing You

Dear Mojo, I have been thinking about you, and about writing this letter, for a long time. One thing that had been holding me up was that I didn’t know how to characterize our relationship. You were not my “fur … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Christmas

A few Christmas ornaments have lingered around the house since last December. I put the last of them away today. At least I hope that was the last of them. It’s already October. If it were any later in the … Continue reading

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Making Progress

I’m almost done with the 2017 photo album that I postponed earlier this year. I’ve been working on it a little bit every day lately. I think I’ll be able to finish it by the end of the week. Whew!

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Frickin’ Ticks!

I’m a little paranoid about ticks sometimes, but apparently not often enough to prevent myself from getting bitten. Yes, it has finally happened. Without any doubt, I have been bitten by at least one tick in my life. That’s him … Continue reading

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There’s a Difference

I just want to point out that there’s a difference between refusing to vote for Republicans and promising to vote for Democrats. No Democrat is guaranteed my vote. Just because I’m taking a moral stand against the Republican party doesn’t … Continue reading

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Angry Voter Here

When it comes to voting, I’ve always tried to keep an open mind and not make judgments based solely on a candidate’s age, appearance, race, religion, gender, or political party. To put it another way, I’ve always sincerely tried to … Continue reading

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Summer 2018

Dear Kids, As today is the first day of fall, it seems a fitting time to recap our summer. It was a typical summer in some ways, a strange one in others. You went to summer camp this year, which … Continue reading

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Even I Am Skipping Holidays

I started Christmas shopping today. Not deliberately. It just sort of happened. Sorry, Halloween and Thanksgiving!

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