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Out With the Old

I grew up with an ancient set of Encyclopedia Brittanica and whined whenever my parents suggested I consult it. “It’s old,” I complained. “The copyright is something like 1930.”  Partly that was true. The...

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Bacon, by any other name………

I’m not overly fond of bacon, partly because I can’t stand how the smell gets in my hair when it’s cooking but here’s how we came to have it this morning: I recently had a...

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Singin’………Just Singin’…….

Last Friday we went out to eat in a small town just north of where we live, a down-to-earth place that’s known mostly for skills concerning farming, firearms and barrel racing.  The people in...

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Travel Clothes

When I got home from my Spanish class on Friday, I realized that I had left my favorite jacket in the classroom at the community college.  Frantic, I texted the teacher to see if...

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Easter Lilies

Last week I walked into a supermarket and just inside the door was a huge display of Easter Lilies.  I buried my nose in the first one at face level and immediately was transported...

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Walking on Water

I grew up not far from Lake Superior but never heard of its “ice road” until two weeks ago. During much of the year, a ferry runs between mainland Wisconsin and the town of...

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What’s in a Name?

Pretty much everybody above a certain age complains about forgetting words.  It’s a common curse of getting older. Remembering names is something on which I’ve always prided myself but now that seem to be...

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And They Call It Puppy Love

And They Call It Puppy Love

A couple of weeks ago, we brought home a twelve-week old terror, oops……..I mean terrier…… puppy.  Our beloved Cinnamon died last spring and for so long, I couldn’t even bear to think of getting...

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In My Own Honor

I hear that writing your own obituary has become popular and in fact, I know a couple of people who have already prepared theirs. I have mixed feelings about it. One person’s explanation that...

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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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