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Ode to a Hot Turkey Sandwich

Fifteen years ago on the way to Montana we stopped in Wallace, Idaho for dinner and I had the best hot turkey sandwich of my life. A hot turkey sandwich is the measure against which...

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Shared Memories

I’m thinking this morning about shared memories in marriages and in friendships and how they help maintain relationships. Remember when the kids were small, when one of them won an award, screwed up at...

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Painting

I love painting.  I think it’s so much fun to transform a room with different colors and even if the change isn’t a huge one, it still looks fresh and new.  A bunch of...

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Ego

I’m reading one of my Eckhart Tolle books for the third time, enjoying it again. This particular book centers on our attachment to the ego.  When Eckhart Tolle talks about ego, he’s not talking...

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The Spiralizer

On a friend’s Facebook page the other day I saw wonderful things she was doing with a machine called the Spiralizer. The recipes that accompanied her posting looked amazing — long strands of beets,...

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Child at Heart

  The other day I connected with a friend I hadn’t seen in several years.  I had forgotten his ways and was totally taken aback by his exuberance.  By nature he’s an extrovert with...

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Cowboy Funeral

An old cowboy friend died two weeks ago. He was a gracious, non-egotistical man and he let me ride one of his horses a few times, which stands him in particularly good stead in...

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Fences

My house is in a semi rural area and many of us seem to have some sort of fence. I have field fencing — constructed of wire squares, strung tightly to wooden posts every...

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Mister

We used to have a lot of Misters in our lives, years ago.  And it wasn’t just us children who referred to them as such, so did our parents.  There was Mr Welnetz, who...

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Waitts Lake

There is an elderly couple who lives up the street and walks past my house each morning.  Their pace is relatively snail-like but I love seeing them out getting daily exercise together.  She always...

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