Category Archives: children

Day Twenty-two Footnotes and Memories

Found this lurking in my memories today. Written in 2016 and shared without changes. When my brothers and I were growing up our maternal grandparents lived next door. During the summers we spent more time with them than at home … Continue reading

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January Twenty-second; Begone Beast

Not in my backyard. Not on my watch. Not if I can help it anyway. I went out this morning and fed the cats. They were more than ready for breakfast. Its a challenge feeding them on a good day … Continue reading

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Where Does One Begin?

When they want to be and make a difference? I’m sitting here watching the cats out back. Three of the four are finishing up the food I gave them this morning. They will eat, stop and look around, seeking the … Continue reading

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Day Twenty; Footnotes The Strength in Words

Somehow I think he knows. Even though he removed the apps from the phone, I think he knows. I took my mother to pick up dad’s medicine not quite an hour after my son had finished his lunch and gone … Continue reading

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January Twentieth; A Totally Different World

“What are you going to do today?” ┬áNearly every time I hear that question it doesn’t matter what I was going to do, those plans were just changed. Today mom and I will be returning to the big box store … Continue reading

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January Twelfth; Memories and I Meant to do That

I find some of the memories that show up over on social media interesting. The thoughts that were running through my head at the time, the events that took place, the lessons learned and experience gained. Following are three such … Continue reading

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January Tenth; Not Broke, but Once Broken, Though No Longer

“Oh wait, I am broke.” But….in reality, I’m not. Though I once was. A meme is making the rounds that reads “If I was broke and had nothing to offer you would you still be my friend?” I shared it … Continue reading

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January Ninth; A Renewed Perspective on Considering Lessons Learned

Well okay. I’m paying for my moment of …arrogance? stupidity? stubbornness? My back is still reminding me of my less than intellectual move yesterday. I did not sleep well last night as every time I shifted position I awoke in … Continue reading

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January Eighth; Thoughts on Cold Temperatures and the Suffering

The water dish was frozen solid this morning when I went outside to feed the cats. They were all collected on the back steps awaiting their breakfast, all were fine even as the temperature hovered somewhere in the twenties Fahrenheit. … Continue reading

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Day Four: Footnotes..I Did It!!

The call and invitation came out. Any member of the Jeep group that could and wanted to, there was something special happening and we were needed. A giant stuffed and tagged duck is traveling by Jeep convoy trying to cross … Continue reading

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