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Sweet Remembrance

Not long ago I was invited to a memorial service for my friend Molly, who died this past December.  The date was chosen because it would have been her sixty-ninth birthday. The place was...

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Speaking of Plumbing………..

I used to have a plumber who was the loudest talker I’ve ever encountered.  He was the nicest man imaginable and was excellent at his job yet he spoke so loudly that it literally...

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Moving Along

My husband and I are thinking of moving.  We’re trying to decide if we’re ready to say goodbye to the house we’ve lived in for the past twenty-eight years and look for something smaller....

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Growing Up

Today is my husband’s and my wedding anniversary.  Forty-eight years have gone by and I can’t believe it’s been that long.  We got married very young and have stayed married — so we’ve beaten...

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Burial at Sea

We spent last week on our annual family camping trip and took along my husband’s mother.  We took  her ashes, that is — she died last October.  We took the letter where years ago...

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Eye of Newt, Leg of Spider

I’ve been obsessed with a certain granola lately and have taken to leaving a bag of it open on the countertop  so I can reach in and grab a handful to stuff in my...

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Reverse Logic

I spent last evening trying to learn how to successfully back up our small trailer. Actually, I’m capable of backing it up just fine — getting it to go where I want it is...

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Essentials

Forty years ago, my husband, our kids and I lived in far eastern Kentucky, in a town nestled deep within the Appalachian Mountains. It was in an era that was pre-internet, pre-cable television, pre-a...

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Boxspring in the Kitchen

There’s a queen size boxspring sitting in my kitchen.  I don’t mean to imply that I don’t know how it ended up there.  I do.  In fact, I helped carry it and put it...

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Stop and Smell the Ink

I don’t personally use an e-reader, though I know a ton of people who swear by them. I still prefer holding the hard copy of a book in my hands and being able to...

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