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Mostly Bright Side Today

Marshall’s Covid test came back negative, and he can return to school tomorrow. Yay! My husband got our well pump replaced today, and for soooooo much less than the price he was quoted the other day (good job, Honey!). Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Saturday Thoughts

Every once in a while I stop to think how different life is for other people in certain places and circumstances. Right now, for example, there are people in this country who are furious over Biden’s vaccine mandate and screaming … Continue reading

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No Gnews Is Good Gnews

I could forget that it’s 9/11 and make it through the entire day without being sad, if the country would allow me to (it won’t). But, at least the front page of the newspaper is devoted to that old psychic … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

I found out today that my new neighbor went to Boston University and graduated two years after I did. It’s not unusual to run into another BU alum (it’s a large school), or even that unusual to meet one who … Continue reading

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The Past is Present

I haven’t been getting any new e-mail from one of my e-mail accounts. My husband says it’s because the e-mail provider has changed servers and my e-mail settings have to be updated accordingly. That makes sense, but can he explain … Continue reading

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Of All the Luck

We bought a Powerball or Megabucks or something like that while we were on vacation, and we still haven’t checked yet to see if we won. To go by past experience, there’s a strong possibility that my husband will bring … Continue reading

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Hurricane Update

Hurricane Henri was downgraded to a tropical storm before making landfall near Westerly, RI, just after noon. Here, we had some heavy rain this morning, now reduced to a drizzle. Our driveway is strewn with leaves and twigs, and the … Continue reading

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Random Saturday Thoughts

I wouldn’t have thought that there was anything that could make me love jewelweed more, but then there it was–a hummingbird feeding on the bright flowers. My husband doesn’t see the beauty in the jewelweed, just its wild untidiness, which … Continue reading

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Don’t Wanna

Today I feel like doing nothing. Absolutely nothing. There is a hurricane barreling toward us, though, and at the least I should charge my cellphone, because our power will almost certainly fail during the storm. The only question is how … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Normal. We barely knew you.

Once my husband and I were vaccinated, we started bringing the kids out occasionally. It seemed safe enough. Coronavirus numbers were low, and children were not considered to be at high risk. Being out in the world had started to … Continue reading

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