Monthly Archives: November 2011

Ends vs. Means

Since I started blogging, I found that the topic well can run dry if you try to blog several times a week.  When that happens, I check out blog topic generators.  WordPress, the blog site I use, has a daily … Continue reading

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Christmas cards

I particularly like Christmas cards.  I like anything that arrives specifically for me whether it is snail mail, email, or FB message.  (Bills are exempt from that, of course)  I send out my Christmas cards early to make sure that … Continue reading

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gratitude prayer by e. e. Cummings i thank you god for  this most amazing day: for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything which is natural which is infinite which is … Continue reading

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Good morning.

I got up with Bob this morning at 4:30.  That’s morning.  Saturday morning. A.M.  He’s working today and we generally get going together even though my trek this Saturday ends at the edge of the sidewalk and his ends up … Continue reading

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Movie night

I love going to the movies.  It’s one of the best ways to spend a too hot summer or too cold winter Saturday.  There was talk when VCR’s came out that the movie theater industry would become extinct, but that hasn’t happened.  There’s something exciting … Continue reading

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It’s (like) okay

Like is one of those words that I catch myself over-using.  Unless I am saying “I like your red and purple polka dot shirt,” I am saying the word too much.  I want to (like) poke myself with a broom … Continue reading

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I can’t understand what evil genius devised those roadside information signs.  Sometimes there’s a simple message:  “Hurricane in the Gulf.  Be prepared.”  Or “Ice on road.  Drive with care.”  Usually, it is a silver or amber alert that reads like … Continue reading

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