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It’s a New Year

I’ve had a couple of people ask why my blog posts halted and I have to admit, my first reaction was delight — delight, that they noticed! Something happened with WordPress, the website that...

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Speed Zone Ahead

I was stopped for speeding while driving in Montana. This is pretty impressive because until not many years ago, there was no speed limit in that state. “Reasonable and Prudent”, was the official guideline....

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It was while watching the Amazon series “Transparent” that I first heard of Tzadikim Nistarim.  It’s from the Talmud and I wasn’t familiar with it — much less able to pronounce it — so...

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Reverse Logic

A while ago I wrote about the difficulty I was having, learning to back up our small trailer.  On a recent trip, we stopped at an Amish roadside stand in western Minnesota and while...

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New Shoes

I have loved shoes for as long as I can remember but didn’t think I had a problem until one day my husband casually referred to me as “Imelda” — as in Imelda Marcos, the...

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Saving

I spent this past week cleaning out my husband’s mother’s condo.  Like so many people of that era, she rarely threw anything away and I doggedly faced closets filled with shelves of saved grocery...

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Early Bird

I was talking with a friend about a good time for us to meet for breakfast and we chose an earlier hour than we probably would have, years ago.  “These days I get up...

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Caffeine Low

I gave up caffeine nearly two years ago and was not happy when I saw the headline inside yesterday’s newspaper that read,  “High caffeine intake could prevent dementia, study hints”.  As if I needed...

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On the Road

I just got back from a wonderful sixteen day road trip, which only intensified my long standing desire to apply for a job like Charles Kuralt used to have. My husband, our dog and I...

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Hindsight is Twenty-Twenty

A bunch of years ago when we were having a bathroom remodeled, the workmen took out the existing toilet and put it in the driveway, intending to haul it off when installation of the new...

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