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Selective Grieving

Amara’s disappearance along with the loss of her presence have given me much to think about. It’s taken catView full post »

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Cat Jumped Ship

It was a sad day for me when my cat Amara decided to jump ship. Had she needed to be put down because she was dying aView full post »

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Three Rules of Sailing

The Three Rules of Sailing are very simple …View full post »

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I Am A Woman

I am a woman. I have the battle scars — okay, stretch marks (and stitches) — to prove it. (After all,View full post »

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Life is Messy

“I like messy. What fun is tidy?” Dasha Zhukova “Emotion is messy, contradictory … and true.&#View full post »

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Friends for a Reason, Season or Life Revisited

A couple years ago I wrote about Friends for a Reason, Season or Life. I was recently reminded of this … in aView full post »

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The Power To Pick And Choose

“We do have the power to pick and choose, moment by moment, who and how we want to be in the world.” ~ JillView full post »

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Uses for Binder Clips

I love binder clips! Okay, I really love the Love of My Life, but let me tell you binder clips are an integral part ofView full post »

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In Quest of Perfection

The Love of My Life paraphrases the Philosopher and Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius by asking himself “What is theView full post »

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Smart-Phone Revisited

It’s been a few months since my flip-phone was laid to rest. And while I wouldn’t go so far as to say theView full post »

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Doodle-Togs

Realizing the only thing crazier than “hearing” the demand “Doodle me! Doodle me!” from uploadedView full post »

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Three Poems, What They Taught Me

The definition of an “artist” (as once conveyed by a co-worker) is a person able to evoke emotion throughView full post »

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Closet Romance Novel Reader

Not only did it take me a long time to admit I actually read romance novels, it took me a long time before I’dView full post »

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Coming to Terms with Imperfection

Intellectually I understand (and even accept) that part and parcel of being human is having F-I-Qs (foibles, “ismsView full post »

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He Ain’t Perfect

The instant I notice myself slipping down the road of grumbling and fussing over some inane or innocuous something-or-View full post »

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Photographic Moments

Sorting through photographs I’ve taken, it struck me that regardless of where I am, I manage to find somethingView full post »

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Screw What Others Think

What a sight it was. A hard scrabbled woman, could have been anywhere between 35-65 years, about 5’5″,View full post »

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A Cautionary Tale

Sal is a man whose dream for decades has been sailing from the United States to the Dominican Republic. It is more thanView full post »