Monthly Archives: May 2011


Exactly one year ago, I started writing this blog.  This daily minute has followed me through a few rites of passage, that’s for sure:  our daughter’s wedding, driver’s training of two teens, learning to square dance, finishing homeschool, and becoming … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Though I do recall my great-grandmother repeatedly opening a little box of family members’ hero’s medals, in our family Memorial Day has never been radically celebrated.  On a scale of 1 to 10, cemeteries are about a 5—somewhere between “They … Continue reading

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Harold Camping is getting on my last nerve.  Now he’s set another date.  (Of course he has! ‘Gotta keep that money rolling in! >_<) 1 John 4:1  Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day

DOCTOR: I’m sorry to break the news to you, Mr. Smith, but you have cancer, and you also have Alzheimer’s. MR. SMITH:  Well.  At least I don’t have cancer. Implied fornication aside, I love the movie, Groundhog Day.  Bill Murray … Continue reading

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She’s B-a-a-a-ck…!!

I was going to entitle this blog, “Three Little Words”—those being, I. Was. Wrong. David realized his mother was starting to connect the dots, and I was of little faith. That’s what I get for thinking. Inside of one week’s … Continue reading

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Warning: Politically Incorrect

Did you hear about the Alzheimer’s protest march? “What do we want?” “We don’t know!” “When do we want it?” “Want what? This week, David’s elderly mom seems a tad better; some brain tangles have maybe loosened (temporarily?).  A partial reprieve.  … Continue reading

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They Partied Without Me

They threw Oprah Winfrey a surprise (yeah, as IF) good-bye bash; guests included names so big you need only one: Stevie, Aretha, Will & Jada, Usher, Halle, Madonna, Beyoncé, Dakota, and Maya; Shriver, Jordan, Groban, LaBelle, Legend, Foxx, Seinfeld.  Also … Continue reading

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