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Heaven on Earth

Almost every time I walk in the mornings, I pass the same smiling older man, walking his dogs and going in the opposite direction. He has two large, good natured dogs who pull him...

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Six at a Time

At a memorial service, the daughter of the woman who had passed away told a delightful story about her mother, who was my friend. She described the stove that her mother had in their...

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Planning Ahead

I am a planner-aheader. I’m much more comfortable if I have a firm idea of what I’m going to do and when I’m going to do it. My husband, on the other hand, is...

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On the Road Again

For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to be a gypsy. The Spanish word for a gypsy woman is “gitana” and I know this because I looked it up for my language...

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Six Geese A-Flying

I’m pretty sure I talked about this phenomenon another time but I was re-impressed when the other day I saw it again. In the song, it’s “six geese a-laying” but the geese that I...

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It Takes All Kinds

Last week, while I was sitting in the waiting room in a medical office, a man in a chair across the room from me solemnly told me it’s a proven fact that Meryl Streep...

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Not So Special After All

Two years ago, we drove from our home in Washington State to visit my family in Wisconsin and on the way, stopped at the Museum of the Plains Indian in Browning, Montana.  We’d been...

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Christmas Seals

I attended Catholic elementary school and when I was in first or second grade, I remember that everybody in our class was given little books of Christmas seals to sell.  I’m pretty sure I...

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Prosopagnosia

A couple of years ago, I saw Temple Grandin speak.  She’s known for having had a respected career as a professor of animal science at Colorado State University while at the same time, being...

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