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Erasing Blame

I looked at somone’s Facebook posting the other day and saw myself being oh, so critical about an error she had made when she typed the comment.  Facebook certainly doesn’t qualify as Pulitzer Prize...

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Brag, Brag, Brag

The other day in the supermarket, I ran into a man that I hadn’t seen in a couple of years.  We stood in the produce section catching up on things and after a while...

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Don’t Expect Nothin’

My sister remembers being a child and having my grandmother dolefully admonish her, “Don’t expect nothin’ from nobody, girl”.  My grandmother lost two of her children — the first, a baby girl who was...

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Let’s Get Together

It seems to me that the art of compromise is becoming lost.  I don’t know when compromise became such an unfavorable concept that some people see it as a sign of weakness. I see...

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Cars

The pictures of the vintage cars in Cuba are making me think about my own vehicle.  Compared to the awesome ones in the photos, mine is boring and practically new, though it’s an SUV...

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Kids Today

On the way to the other side of the state last week, my husband and I stopped midway for lunch at a Subway sandwich place.  I saw a couple of buses in the parking...

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The Name Game

Our gas stove had a non-lighting burner and we had our local appliance repair person scheduled to come out to the house and take a look.  He called early in the morning yesterday to...

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Holding My Breath

When I’m feeling stressed, there’s a chance that I won’t remember to breathe fully. Years ago I learned deep breathing through meditation and bodywork classes and I’m actually pretty decent at it — yet under...

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Kamping

We go on a family camping trip every summer and have done that for the last dozen years.  Kunkel Kamp involves my husband and me, our kids and their kids — twelve of us....

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Kiss and Tell

The other day I watched a forty-something couple arguing and yes, I guess that technically qualifies as eavesdropping.  The disagreement was over something simple, just like most of the things that cause friction are...

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