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FaceTime for Geezers

The other night when we were in the car, I was driving and my husband was the passenger.  He and I were talking about his mother’s childhood, wishing we knew more and wondering if...

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Fast Food Works

I spent a long time running errands yesterday, didn’t remember to take a snack along with me and before I knew it, I was starving and ended up succumbing to a quick blood sugar...

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My New Best Friend

On our way to a campground in British Columbia last week, we stopped for gas at a stop-and-go place that popped up at a highway intersection. I spotted a sign outside advertising ice cream so...

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Eat Dessert First

  A few weeks ago, I was eating in a restaurant that offered free soft serve ice cream to its patrons. Customers were invited to help themselves, an enticement that I don’t believe the...

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An Ethical Dilemma, Solved

The Provincial Park campground where we were staying this week had a book exchange table near the entrance. A conglomeration of inexpensive romance novels was pretty much what I expected — but at the...

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Like a Good Neighbor

Our neighbor is employed by the government and recently applied for a position that requires a higher level of security than he previously had and told us that someone in an official capacity might...

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Star Light

When I was five years old, my best friend in the small town where we lived convinced me that if I saw the street lights come on in the evening, I could make a...

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No More. Please.

A shooting. Another shooting.  I woke up yesterday morning to news of one more mass shooting, this one the deadliest recorded in this country.  The news reports referred to it as “today’s shooting”, which...

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O, Canada

We just got back from camping in Canada and I noticed a couple of things. My first observation was that the border crossing guard at the Canadian customs booth was extremely friendly and welcoming,...

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No Banana Peel Necessary

Yesterday was my birthday and though over the past couple of years I’ve had fun going places, this year I decided I’d like to have a low key day. That didn’t preclude eating at...

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