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Tough Week: Good Lessons

This week was a tough one.  I find myself at the end of it battered, bruised, but better.   Sitting here by the fire with my hound at my feet, a large stack of freshly graded papers on the table … Continue reading

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A Plan for Lent

“Almighty and everlasting God, who hates nothing that thou hast made and dost forgive the sins of all them that are penitent; create and make in us new and contrite hearts, that we, worthily lamenting our sins, and acknowledging our … Continue reading

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Top Discoveries of 2014

Time for my annual Top Discoveries post!  It is part of my end-of-the-year ritual to write a post at the end of the year highlighting ten new things that made my life better, more efficient, or more enjoyable.  Often, these … Continue reading

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Slipping Feet and Looking Up

I was lying in bed this morning feeling frustrated.  I have been concentrating this year on getting back into shape.  I needed to do this.  My knees were starting to bother me.  I didn’t feel well a lot of the … Continue reading

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Dogs, Snow, and Frodo

Our lives changed recently because of the addition to our household of one rather large Greyhound.  Meet Jesse. Jesse belongs to my son and his wife.  They adopted him soon after they were married and he has moved with them … Continue reading

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Puppy Sitting

It’s summer and during the summer I do a good bit of baby sitting.  Usually I baby sit for my grandchildren as I did, along with my husband, last Saturday night.  It’s nice to have more time to give to … Continue reading

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Secret Mission–SHHHHHHHH!

This morning I’m suiting up, putting on the sunglasses, grabbing my cloak of invisibility and going on a mission–code word: BANNER (as in Bruce.)  I’ll be going with my daughter while my partner agent keeps our grandchildren “on ice.” Yesterday … Continue reading

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Dog Poop!

There.  That title alone should be enough to tell you the extent of my displeasure.  As a child, I was NOT allowed to use the “P” word.  Well into my school career, I believed that “poop” was a cuss word … Continue reading

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Gotcha!

Taking pictures of Margie can be frustrating.  She’s camera-shy and stubborn, but I like to have a new picture of her every so often for my screen saver, so I persevere.  This is how it goes: Me:  Margie!  Let’s take … Continue reading

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