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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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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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Weird Thoughts at 2 A.M.

For the last several months (years, it seems), I have struggled with almost nightly bouts of insomnia.  Oh, I usually have no trouble falling asleep as soon as my head hits the pillow (unless the snoring grizzly who shares my … Continue reading

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Lions and Tigers and Oh My! Where Are the Bears?

I knew in advance that at least part of my day was destined to be unpleasant.  I was headed to the doctor’s office, where I would spend way too much of my precious time being tested and probed, prodded and … Continue reading

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Random Observations and Revelations

I have been in a bit of a writing slump lately–a real “funk,” in fact.  I have had too many responsibilities and too little time, too many headaches and too little sleep, and these factors have combined their negative forces … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Common Sense … Hello, Bathroom Floor

Sometimes common sense eludes me.  Completely.  I mean, every now and then I can be barreling right along–usually with my mouth wide open–before I even realize that common sense has ducked gleefully behind the nearest obstacle, just waiting to see what kind of foolishness … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Go ‘Hmm …’

Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age.  Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.  ~Tom Wilson When I was a young woman (let’s say, in my 40’s), I knew I still had a lot to learn about this life and this world … Continue reading

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I’m a Simple Girl

I’m a simple girl with simple needs.  I don’t ask for much; in fact, I seldom ask for anything, and in most circumstances when compared to the general population of my gender, I’m pretty sure I would fall on the … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from My Three Sons

After almost 27 years of being a mother, I have finally become just pretty darn smart.  My three sons may laugh hysterically at such a ridiculous notion, but they shouldn’t, for most of what I have learned over the years … Continue reading

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Welcome to My Fantasy World

Surely at some time or another every person alive has fantasized about how much different–and how much better–this old world would be if he or she were in complete control.  I know I have had such fantasies.  Often.  (And the fact … Continue reading

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