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Don’t Hate Me For Being Old, But Don’t Love Me For It, Either

I’ve written before about being old, not because I’m proud of it or sad about it or wanting to exploit my age when all else fails (okay, I may have done that), but whenever I do it I feel the … 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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On the Day When Turkeys Never Give Thanks

My pies are baked, the ingredients for our Thanksgiving dinner are all organized and in their places, and I’ve checked on the turkey to make sure it’s doing  what it’s supposed to be doing–thawing.   Somebody killed that turkey and now … Continue reading

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I Miss Molly Ivins

It’s hard for us liberals to watch Ted Cruz, Texas’ answer to Tailgunner Joe McCarthy, without wishing our gal Molly Ivins was here to ‘splain the little guy to us.  Wouldn’t she have loved taking that guy apart?  I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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I’m a Finalist! Facebook Says So!

So I opened my Facebook page last night and I was scrolling through it when I saw something from the Robert Benchley Society about their Annual Humor Contest.  They’ve selected the 2013 finalists.  How nice.  I’ve always loved Robert Benchley. … Continue reading

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Nana, Girl of the Fifties

When I was young, I dreamed of many things. Being a grandmother wasn’t one of them. But over the course of time, things happened. Soon after high school, instead of college there was a wedding. Because it was the fifties, … Continue reading

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My childhood was a happy one. Unless I’ve Repressed it.

I was an only child for nine years, until my brother Mike came along.  I was probably a very spoiled only child (I’ve heard stories . . .) but I adored that baby from the moment he came into our … Continue reading

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