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Snake Season

Saturday, April 30, 2016      9 comments

When I was visiting with my old college buddy, we decided to talk a walk around her decidedly rural neighborhood, for me to see what building had started since I was there last, and to check out the glorious morning after last night's big storm.... Read more

Old Friends Are the Best Friends

Saturday, April 30, 2016      10 comments

It's so great to have friends who remember you back in the dark ages.... Before you were defined by where you lived, or who you married to or who you had given birth to.... I'm spending some time with one such friend. She and I met as 2 of... Read more

Bureaucracy Did NOT Stomp Me This Time

Wednesday, April 27, 2016      14 comments

Oh, I am flying SO HIGH! Long story: I needed a scheduled interview with the Customs and Border Patrol to get a certain form for a trip I'm making this summer... I had made the application, and been approved for the interview, but they had... Read more

A Few More Words of Wisdom

Tuesday, April 26, 2016      9 comments

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A Few Words of Wisdom

Monday, April 25, 2016      7 comments

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My Kind of Police Car

Sunday, April 24, 2016      6 comments

Well, the local police department caught a drug dealer and shut down his network, and after many legal battles, was awarded his 2007 Corvette Z06, worth about $80,000... I saw a Facebook post with a picture of what I thought was the car ph... Read more

That Time of Year

Saturday, April 23, 2016      6 comments

I made another trip up to Austin today, this time to rendezvous with a young relative just home from the mission field in French equatorial Africa, and since she had many friends there where she attended college that she wanted to see before lea... Read more

Day Well Spent

Friday, April 22, 2016      7 comments

I spent most of the day in a waiting room while a friend was having outpatient surgery for a shunt to facilitate cancer treatment....I had a book, and armed with prayer, I had a perfectly pleasant time...and even though the traffic was awful in ... Read more

TWO Days in a Row

Friday, April 22, 2016      6 comments

Both yesterday AND today I woke up to spectacular thunderstorms, but by noon the storms had passed and the skies were totally cloud free and brimming over with sunshine.... TWO days in a row! But oh boy! I am not tired of water falling from the ... Read more

It's Always Something

Wednesday, April 20, 2016      8 comments

Grandchildren are the greatest things EVER... Except when they are sick, which they were today as I watched them until their parents got back....not hungry, but needing to eat.... not feeling well enough to play, but not sick enough to fall... Read more

SO Grateful!!!

Tuesday, April 19, 2016      7 comments

A couple weeks ago I received an email from Discover Card saying that there had been some suspicious activity on my card account, and had I used it in the previous couple of hours?.... I hadn't, and so they cancelled the Old Card, and sent me a ... Read more

Resistance Does Not Have to Be Futile

Tuesday, April 19, 2016      8 comments

For SOME reason, a lot of companies were running special IRS Day sales, both in their brick-and-mortar stores, and online as well... (I mean, as much as I love a good sale, spending MORE money on a day that the government got a bite out of me ju... Read more

Geezerette-hood

Sunday, April 17, 2016      9 comments

The wedding I attended last night was lovely.... the bride was resplendent in a gorgeous lace covered gown, the groom's smile was so wide and non-stopping that MY face hurt in sympathy.... I have known these two since they were wee children, and... Read more

TWO New Grandchildren at Once!

Saturday, April 16, 2016      16 comments

The family (including my wonderful 94 year old mother- the new Great grandmother) all got together to celebrate two new additions to the family yesterday.... yes, TWO! We are doubly blessed! Not twins, but sibling foster kids officially and... Read more

Great Time So Far

Thursday, April 14, 2016      10 comments

My mother is a perfect guest.... she is so appreciative of every effort I make on her behalf... she thinks my children (and grandchildren) are all adorable AND brilliant... and she paid for dinner when we went out to dinner at the Grist Mill las... Read more


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