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I'm Barb. I write about change. Those niggling alterations that creep into our lives until we laugh at ourselves. And if you don't think change is funny, pull out your high school year book and give it a look-see. Check out "About" in the header if you want to know more.
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So a few days ago, I’m at the post office mailing three packages. The twenty-plus-year-old behind the counter asks the usual question. “Anything perishable, fragile, etc. etc.?” “Nope. Only books,” I say. She stops and looks at the size of … Continue reading
OR…Do A Grouch A Favor Yes, I’m in the middle of a story. If you missed Part 1, you can find it here. Refresh your memory, then come back because, you need to know that in the U.S. February 16th … Continue reading
It’s been a while since my last post. We have a bit of catching up to do. Last Christmas, we decided we’d save our bucks for anniversary, birthdays, and Christmas and give ourselves an international experience in the upcoming year … Continue reading
Hey! Let’s go on a book tour…and add relatives, and people we haven’t seen or kept track of in years and years. Won’t that be fun? First Stop: A Texas High School Reunion. (Go Eagles!!) Now, I’m sure many of you have … Continue reading
We’ve been traveling for the last 30 days. Two rental cars, 3500 miles, and eight states later, we’re back home, and I’ve got stories of bumfuzzled bathrooms, bad hotels, and bawdy folks we met on the road. So for the … Continue reading
For a change…(You know how I like to discuss change)…instead of ramping up this month with darkness, black cats and all things creepy. I thought I’d hold up one example of the beauty of our nights. Of course, you’ll have … Continue reading
Speaking of change…(which I do often), a couple times a month I work at an adventure clothing store. Mostly I chitter-chat, and listen to others’ tales. It’s a writer’s haven for character studies. But every now and then, there are … Continue reading
Here’s another thing you’ll have to explain to me… Hair has become the new art medium. I understood why Tom Hanks used his hair to weave a rope in The Castaway , but why…. Are people using their hair to … Continue reading
I don’t get it. You’re going to have to explain it to me. Sure, sure, when it comes to a hot day on the beach nothing’s better than a cooler of drinks. You’ll find me head down, bottom up, clawing … Continue reading