Monthly Archives: June 2010

Under My Skin

Despite what my children might say to the contrary, over the years I have matured into a pretty easy-going person.  I can usually keep my emotions in check, I seldom raise my voice, and I try to look at every … Continue reading

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Why Am I Here?

Why am I here?  I don’t mean on this earth–what’s my purpose in life–I already know the answer to that.  No, what I want to know is why am I HERE–in this room–at this moment–why in the heck did I … Continue reading

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Sweet, Sweet Music

“I love you.” Only three little words, just three syllables, a mere eight letters–but boy, do those words have the power to melt our hearts and turn a previously crummy day into a glorious re-awakening. But let’s face it–most of … Continue reading

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Do Over

Have you ever thought, “If I only knew then what I know now …”?  (Surely you have.)  How much simpler life would be if we could have an ample supply of “do overs” at our disposal for all those times we’ve … Continue reading

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I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not the brightest star in the night sky, but I’m not some dull little chunk of moon rock, either. I’m a pretty good speller and a darn good cook, but I’m a … Continue reading

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Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens …

…these are a few of my favorite things.  (And for all you young pups out there, that’s a reference to the song “My Favorite Things” by Rogers and Hammerstein in the movie The Sound of Music.) I love iced tea … Continue reading

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A few things I’ve learned over the (many) years

Turning 50 a few months ago was a rather depressing experience.  To me, knowing that my life was most probably way beyond half over was not an occasion to celebrate but rather an opportunity to wallow in a pool of self-pity.  I … Continue reading

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Can I really do this?

And do I really want to?  This is my very first attempt at “blogging,” and I have to admit that I’m nervous about it.  Do I have anything important, funny, insightful, or creative to say?  And even if I think … Continue reading

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