Tag Archives: life

Two Oars Cutting the Water

Originally posted on tin hats:
(Dedicated to Teresa and Marshall.) I have never loved until now.  For years the word scarcely escaped my lips.  Women would wait and still they waited until I was no more.  In my family I…

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The Karma of Found Art

Original paintings are treasures to me. I don’t care about their financial “value.” What I love is staring at them for moments or hours, appreciating the effort and dedication of the artist. After all, each brushstroke was done deliberately, by … Continue reading

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Catching a Breath

The rain and thunderstorms this morning cooled things off, both literally and figuratively, and the breeze coming through the windows smells just a little like the ocean. If you follow this blog, you may be aware that my life has … Continue reading

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Yard Sale Part 1: Selling Off the Memories

Just a short post today, as I get ready to help my mom prepare for her giant yard sale tomorrow. Thankfully, Mom is in good health and is downsizing from the three-bedroom home where my brothers and I grew up … Continue reading

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Dog and Cat are (slowly becoming) Friends

Last month, I posted about losing our sweet cat, Jack, to cancer, just weeks after we’d adopted a new kitty named Sherlock to be his pal. Suffice to say, it was a sad and confusing time for all members of … Continue reading

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#InternationalWomensDay–a Post in Honor of my Mother & Grandmother

Today, I’d like to celebrate two special women in my life: my mom, Joanne, and my maternal grandmother, Mary. My mother discovered she was pregnant with me the day of Mary’s wake. Hence, I was given her name, and believe … Continue reading

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