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Check the Weinermobile Off The Bucket List

I really wanted to wrap up the thorny discussion we were having last week, but I’ve got to tell you about my close encounter with the Weiner mobile. You’ve all seen it. That 20+ footlong hotdog that rolls through marathons, … Continue reading

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Choices: Oh That I Had a Thousand Voices

We Conclude the Week’s Discussion of CHOICES: I wrote this post, then deleted it last night. I rewrote it because, I thought the conclusion to a week of  choices about kindness deserves simple language: If we were perfect, we would … Continue reading

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Choices: The Grumpy Factor

This week we’re looking at CHOICES “Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.” ~Samuel Johnson This experiment in choosing  “flash-kindness” as Roxie so brilliantly labeled it, is netting unusual results (which I’ll talk about tomorrow). But TONIGHT, … Continue reading

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Choices: The 4-H Kid and the Pizza Cynic

Wow! Thanks for your feedback everybody. Here’s why I need you. I told my brother I was trying out random (okay, substitute the word spontaneous) acts of kindness this week to see if it made any difference in my life … Continue reading

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Front Row Seats If You Answer the Call

The phone rang at 12:30 am. Two rings. It jolted me upright. But when I picked it up, there was only a dial tone. Probably a wrong number.  Maybe someone grabbed the caller’s phone and shut it off, exclaiming, “Good … Continue reading

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Canning Moonshine

Yes, even though I haven’t posted for most of the summer, I’m still laboring while others are sleeping. Tonight the kitchen is abuzz with activity. A three-layered metal contraption called a steamer is percolating on the stove top.  The Swedish … Continue reading

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When Cyberspace Goes Silent

A good friend of mine told me he hadn’t ever read this blog. He didn’t have time. He probably doesn’t have time.  He takes care of his elderly mother 16 hours a day and works the other 8 hours.  His … Continue reading

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Mr. Spock Didn’t Have These Problems

I enjoyed the new Star Trek movie, nudging Scout and whispering, “It’s him!’ when the Old-Spock appeared on the screen. The audience clapped when Leonard Nimoy’s voice intoned: “Space, the final frontier. These are the voyages of……”   You know the … Continue reading

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Tell Your Technicolor story. We’ll listen

When you think of it, stories were our main entertainment when we were little. I didn’t have the kind of parents who read me bedtime stories. Now that I think about it, I don’t remember ever seeing my mother or … Continue reading

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A Ripple in the Universe

I’m not a Ouija type of gal. I knew in all of the pre-pubescent parties that it was really my friend, Cindy,  pushing the planchette to “Yes,” when I asked if Jonathan Bell liked me. As it turns out, he … Continue reading

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