Monthly Archives: March 2021

SITY: Reason to Sneeze

My allergies have been kicking up. At first I wondered why, because there aren’t many flowers blooming yet. Then I looked up, and it all made sense.

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SITY: $#@%!

I hate finding ticks. At the same time, I’m grateful when I find them, because it’s not the tick you find that’s the problem, but the tick you don’t. Plus, there is a first tick every year, just as there … Continue reading

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Books at My Bedside

The Unfinished World and Other Stories by Amber Sparks, 172/223: This is an interesting collection of short stories, all unusual, some beautifully so, others disturbingly so. Most of them are very short. Brevity is good, especially when you’re tired. I … Continue reading

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SITY: Daffodils

The first daffodil bloomed today. It was pretty. The picture I took of it was not, though, so please accept this replacement picture of some daffodils on the cusp of blooming.

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Today’s Thoughts

I cringe when people who are neither Italian nor in Italy say “ciao!” Meanwhile, I say “hola!” all the time, so who am I to judge? Livia has been reading my photo albums. I hadn’t expected her to read them … Continue reading

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SITY: The Unexpected

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Five Random Thoughts

I am resigned to the reality of Daylight Saving Time, but I continue to be resentful of it. Now that the kids are older, the time change doesn’t wreak havoc in our lives the way it once did, but it’s … Continue reading

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So Much for Self-Control

I usually don’t buy a lot of candy for my kids at Easter. I have an idea about what is a good amount for them to have, and my in-laws always exceed that amount all by themselves, without any help … Continue reading

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Sadness and Hope

Though the virus had already spread to America by January of 2020, it wasn’t until mid-March, give or take a few days, that it became real for most of us. It’s been a year since. Even if the media weren’t … Continue reading

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SITY: Remnants

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