Category Archives: Just for Fun

One Cataract Gone, One More To Go

October 8 — My cataract surgery went well yesterday.  So well I feel silly having worried and sweated and stewed about it–which I did, big time.  Something about knowing my eye was going to be sliced and then blasted with … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Evolution

It’s January 1, 2014.  Every year at this time we Snowbirds are on the road to our southern digs, so after a day’s travel, even on New Year’s Eve, we weary road-warriors hit the pillows early.  (I missed the ball … Continue reading

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Candy is Dandy and Desserts are Never Fattening on Holidays

As much as I dislike snow (except for that first snowfall, which is always magical and beautiful), as much as I griped endlessly over having to take three whole days to go 350 miles, as much as I felt put-upon … Continue reading

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On the Solstice a New Beginning. Or, Is Winter Over Yet?

If you’ve missed me at all, just know that I’ve been traveling from the northwoods to the city, in which I wasted three days in the midst of snowstorms, either holed up or otherwise engaged in the avoidance of black … Continue reading

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When Black Friday Made At Least A Little Sense

Years ago, when my kids were small, I was one of those shoppers out waiting for the stores to open at 7 AM on the Friday after Thanksgiving.  I did that for years and I’m happy to say I almost … Continue reading

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Frog Stories: Tales of Pursuit, Hope and Suicide

My grandson, the famous frog hunter, came up to visit this summer.  It took an entire week and a half, most of it spent being dropped in and lifted out of buckets, before our neighborhood frogs finally got smart and … Continue reading

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A November Challenge: Let’s See If I Can Do This

I’ve been feeling totally undisciplined lately.  Even more than usual, if that’s possible.  I need to get back on track, and–let’s face it–anybody?–I need to get some people over here to do more than just knock on my door.  I … Continue reading

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