Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Great Depression

I lived with my grandmother during my childhood and she would tell me stories about “The Great Depression”. She showed me how to rip zippers out of clothes that were being thrown away. I joined her in snipping buttons off … Continue reading

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Traveling When Your Children Are Young and You’re a Single Parent

There was a time when I taught Reading Recovery and during that time, I was required to attend a Reading Recovery Conference in another city. I fretted about how I would go and spend the nights away from my three … Continue reading

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Nothing Funny Has Happened Today

I don’t expect anything funny to happen ever again. This blog is dead.

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True Love?

I’m beginning to think True Love is when you’ve found someone you can argue with. I watch my neighbors. Sometimes I just hear them. One couple yells loudly enough that I can understand every word they say. The woman is … Continue reading

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Why Do You Believe Me?

I came out in the yard this afternoon when my son was leaving to go to the store. He asked if I was sure the door was unlocked so I could get back in the house. I told him if … Continue reading

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This is Not a Drill

I was at the dentist’s today for a teeth cleaning appointment. At one point I heard a whirring sound and looked to see what instrument was making that noise? It sounded like a drill. I relaxed when the hygienist set … Continue reading

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Black Cat Came Back

And so did the water gun. My son filled it up, so it lacked the vinegar I’d planned to use. Still, the black cat was headed to my yard and I aimed and missed. As she stood there acting like … Continue reading

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