Monthly Archives: July 2012

When My Own Words Fail Me

I am leaving in a few hours to fly out to Los Angeles to visit two of my sons, one who lives there and one who has been interning there all summer.  I am more than a little excited to … Continue reading

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I Will Sink Below the Bubbles

“Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” – -Ralph Waldo Emerson I am a morning person.  I always have been and forever will be. … Continue reading

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The Heat Is On

“Heat, ma’am!  It was so dreadful here that I found there was nothing left for it but to take off my flesh and sit in my bones.” ~Sydney Smith, Lady Holland’s Memoir If you know me at all–or have been reading … Continue reading

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Said No One Ever

If you’ve spent any time on Facebook recently, then you’ve probably seen those “ecard” cartoons that begin with a seemingly ridiculous statement followed by the comment “said no one ever.” You know, like, “Wow.  That’s a nice lookin’ pair of … Continue reading

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