Monthly Archives: January 2010

Socks, Pride and Superstition

My grandchildren have been here a lot recently.  They are getting ready to move to England.  Obviously this is going to be a big event in their lives.  I’ve been watching them and worrying about all of the usual things … Continue reading

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Hometown

I have been thinking about the concept of “hometown” lately.  Last night I was updating information on my facebook profile and I noticed that I had left hometown blank.  I clicked on the box and then…well, I had no idea … Continue reading

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The Mountain

I got good news this week, the best news I could have imagined!  Not only was my scan clear, but my  Oncologist told me that in the case of my type of cancer, Hodgkins Lymphoma, the most common time for … Continue reading

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Hair

This post is going to be completely frivolous.  Just a warning.  If you were looking for something deep and meaningful, quit reading now. I am, or was, a redhead.    I know that deep down, inside, I will always be … Continue reading

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Fitting In

I have been thinking a lot about the idea of “fitting in.”  Most people, at least occasionally,  feel that they don’t.  Some people never seem to quite feel comfortable–always see themselves as the odd man out.  Having moved quite a … Continue reading

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Romanesque and Gothic: Up Close and Personal

Today I taught about Cathedrals.  I explained the differences in Romanesque and Gothic architecture.  I always enjoy this lesson.  I love art and culture and I love seeing how those things are influenced by the philosophy and beliefs of the times. … Continue reading

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The Carolina Thing

One of my changes for the last decade was becoming a Carolina fan.  This mystifies one of my oldest (sorry, there’s no other way to put it) friends.  I started analyzing it myself this morning and remembered some things about … Continue reading

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A New Decade

The last decade was one of change for me, much more than the decade before.  I became a working mother.  I became a mother-in-law,not once, but four times.  I became a grandmother of four.  I ceased to be a pastor’s … Continue reading

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