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Rainbow’s End

The other day I looked out my car window and saw part of a rainbow. Just a piece of one, in the middle of the sky. It wasn’t large, in fact when I held...

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Mary Learns She Knows Nothing

Our family moved from Maine to Texas in 1978 and needless to say, there were differences. The weather was the first eye opener. On Thanksgiving in Texas, it was still possible to wear shorts....

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An Unusual Army

My friend Sherrie died in July and when I visited during her last days at Hospice House, she asked if I would take her sewing stuff. Of course I agreed. It turned out she...

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Yard-Lympics Deux

Yard-Lympics Deux

Some people saw this post as an attachment, added to yesterday’s “Only a Test” email. Some didn’t. It wasn’t initially able to be sent out during the time Lightly Tethered was having technical problems...

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Only a Test

I appreciate that people have asked me why they’re no longer receiving email from Lightly Tethered. Since the first of August, there’s been a technical issue sending out my stuff and it’s been holy...

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Yard-Lympics

  For nearly twenty summers our family has attended what we call “Kunkel Kamp”. It didn’t happen in 2020 due to Covid restrictions, but this year we were back in high gear. We rented...

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Stolen Summer

In the town where I grew up, the local lumber company burned to the ground on a hot summer night. My sister and I walked the few blocks from home to watch the fire....

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July Fourth

On the Fourth of July I decided we should have an all-American meal. In this case, something unhealthy with almost no redeeming qualities except taste. With that in mind, I sent my husband to...

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Flotsam and Jetsam, This and That, Part One

Someone in my family has one of those in-home elevators to take them up the stairs. It started making loud, intermittent noises and he called the company to find out what to do. The...

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Trap Lines

Every year a doe has twin fawns under our lilac bushes. I don’t know the life span of a deer but I can’t imagine it’s the same one returning after so long. My guess...

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