Category Archives: Just me

Finding the happy medium between Matron and Floozy

I live in a little big town and don’t have occasions for cocktail dresses but this summer I found myself in need of a cocktail dress. Now before you feel sorry for me, thinking I don’t possess a single cocktail … Continue reading

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Much needed Siri Upgrade

This past week I killed my iPhone with a faulty car charger. Or my elderly electronic systems killed the charger which killed the phone. Whatever. The phone died and I had to spend a couple of hours at the Handheld … Continue reading

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Breaking One of my Rules

I avoid being political on my blog but it’s not because I don’t care or can’t be bothered with politics. It’s because this isn’t the idea of my blog. But I’m breaking my own rule just this once.  Last week … Continue reading

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Clinging to the Familiar

And now I understand something so frightening and wonderful- how the mind clings to the road it knows, rushing through crossroads, sticking like lint to the familiar.  – Mary Oliver I found a new to me Oliver quote here . The … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Reflection

When I look in the mirror, my mother doesn’t stare back at me, granted some mornings I see the twenty year old me and other mornings the fifty-something stares back. The only time I do see my mother is in … Continue reading

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Patience lost and patience found

I’m becoming more patient. Trust me, it’s long over due and I’m not Gandhi. I was cajoled as a child for being impatient. I was that kid twitching and sighing dramatically when I had to wait for something. My kids … Continue reading

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The fine art of forgiving

“Did you find forgiving your accident easy?” I was stunned when I heard those words escape my mouth. Who the Hell was I to bark on about forgiveness? I can be such an overbearing arrogant old thing and how dare … Continue reading

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