Category Archives: From Where I Live

Perspectives

Strange dear, but true dear, when I’m close to you dear, the stars fill the sky.  So in love, so in love with you am I…..  Cole Porter.. I am, in my mind, drafting thank you letters to friends with … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Recovering Horse Nut…

I can admit it now. I was one of “those girls”. I was born with the horse crazy gene.  We can’t help it.  It’s some kind of genetic anomaly.  It is NOT, by the way, a good genetic anomaly to … Continue reading

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Farewell, Mr. Jones

I discovered late in life, that I had REALLY only been jealous of one friend in my life.  Arlene. She is as wonderful, kind and generous a person who has ever walked this earth.  BUT, she got to see the … Continue reading

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A Very Strange Calling…

A talent was originally a form of currency in the time of Christ.  It has, of course come to mean a special gift or proclivity.  I have a pretty strange one that manifests itself as needed and only when needed. … Continue reading

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Button Busting

I understand the sports world for kids from tot sports all the way through high school.  At least I thought I did. When I lived in the suburbs of Chicago, it was understood that you started signing your kids up … Continue reading

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Golden Moments

Has anyone else out there experienced a moment (or moments if they are truly blessed) that is so perfect that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?  I am blessed to say that I can carry … Continue reading

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Finding the Pony

There are two kinds of people in this world: optimists and pessimists.  They sit on opposite sides of the table of life trying to convince one another who has the proper take on “reality”. Though most people delineate between the … Continue reading

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Heavenly Peace

Christmases in my childhood were pretty much non events. Yes,  I got the toys I wanted and never received a lump of coal. Though it should be said that one or two lumps were probably merited. I realize that I … Continue reading

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Perspectives

I am sitting in my office on the occasion of my 53rd birthday; still puzzled by who put that monster number beside my curriculum vitae.   This, especially so after the occasion of our recent high school reunion where we … Continue reading

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A Toast to Two Georges

Some time before he died at the ripe old age of 100, the great comedian and actor and vaudevillian, George Burns, recorded a song titled “I Wish I Was Eighteen Again.” Not me!!  At least not most of the time. … Continue reading

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