Category Archives: Oddities and Amusements

Cemetery Stomping

While I consider myself a writer, I also consider myself as a link in the history of it all:  my family of origin, my family we created, my extended family, the eclectic  friends from all walks as well as the … Continue reading

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MORE ODDITIES IN THE WILD WEST

Anyone who has crossed the Mississippi in the back of a sparkling 1965 (or earlier) station wagon with his or her multiple siblings playing car bingo has met one. I didn’t come to the awareness of the species until later … Continue reading

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Small Town Sports

Maybe it’s just me. Perhaps this happens in every town where there is a high school and high school sports teams. Helicopter parents aside, high school sports can make the political arena in Washington look like pikers. I have a … Continue reading

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The Four Corner Roommates

We recently attended the wedding of a son of my husband’s college roommate. As our children mature, it is the new occasion to reunite.  Affording us the third such joyous occasion in as many years, it was special in many … Continue reading

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What to do? What to DO?

I have had an amazing and hectic week.  But a good one, nonetheless. I am still riding the high of a writer’s retreat I had the privilege of attending at the end of last month. THANK YOU, LAURA!   For … Continue reading

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The Ripple Effect Sometimes Takes Time…

I have been thinking a lot about ripples and butterflies. This is an odd thing to ponder since I now have to drive at least an hour to see significant amounts of water. It doesn’t include the little creek that … 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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