Category Archives: Life

How to Survive Your Spouse’s HighSchool Reunion or “I’m Ready For My Close-Up, Mr. DeMille”

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

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Ending the Summer with Weird

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

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A Tube of Tea, please?

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

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And Where is Your Final Resting Place?

If you haven’t selected one yet, you may want to contact your favorite university.  Because this blog is about change…AND…I dug this up while researching another book…I’m sure you’ll want to know… Campuses are constructing columbaria—Walls which will hold cremains. The first … Continue reading

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Change Your Mood With the Right Shoes

There is a gumpy little saying cruising the internet. It’s all over facebook, adorned with rainbows or kittens. To be a rebel, I’m attaching my saddle oxfords to it…or I would if I had any. First…the saying. If you are … Continue reading

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Laugh till You Cry

Usually I’d rather come up with original posts. But parts of this made me laugh so hard, I was crying. I share it here, in case you need some light heartedness. Be inspired by these blunders. We’re all wonderfully human. … Continue reading

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Power to the Inspiration-Challenged

February Blaaaaaaahs. So a writer-friend suggested that we attend  Zumba classes. Good exercise. Blood to the brain. Juice up the vertebrae. It’ll help our creative whats-its. We chose the “Basic” level of classes to attend. The level of expertise didn’t … Continue reading

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Making Deer Nuts and Big Money Bucks

Recently a TALL  honkin’ fence went up around my neighbor’s land. High. Ugly. The kids, cats, and dogs sometimes cut across this guy’s fields, but this seemed like inhospitable overkill. The newspaper woman inside of me elbowed my curiosity until … Continue reading

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The Mild, Mild West and Marijuana

There have been two changes since the last long-time post. Before I tell you what’s different, I’d better explain a little bit, so you don’t click the delete button, thinking you’re reading about a different Universe. Change 1: Now keep … Continue reading

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Tongue Spam: Eating Everything But the Moo!

While doing research , I ran across an old black and white magazine ad for SPAM.  In the Hormel line-up was Tongue Spam. Unfortunately, I can’t find the ad again in the internet maze, but it brought back a shadowy … Continue reading

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