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Day 260; Footnotes Some Days are Filled With More than We Can Handle Alone

Blank. That is how it seems that many of my recent days have gone. Just time passing, not much going on. I talk with mom. I do some chores. I write or wander outside to take some photographs. Almost mundane … Continue reading

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Day 254; Footnotes of I Will Be Thankful

I was late changing out of what my son calls my retirement uniform today.  (My pajamas.) Anyway, I had a reason. First, I talk with mom around 8:30 in the morning. Then I try to get my morning blog written. … Continue reading

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Day 226; Footnotes of Barking Dogs and Suddenly Dark

Our poor mail carrier. I hope he’s okay. Let me explain. I knew a package was supposed to arrive today. When the mail carrier went down the dirt road, I was watching for their return. When the jeep stopped at … Continue reading

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Day 232; Footnotes of Knowing Who To Run To When Feeling Afraid

There I was, minding my own business for once, doing my household chores when my phone rang. For probably the third time, mom was calling. I honestly don’t mind though, I’m just glad to still be receiving those calls. She … Continue reading

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Day 214; Footnotes of Sure Mom

What would we do without my son? My dad wanted to go to the casino this morning. Even though I have no money to play, I’m curious as to how the place looks and was toying with the idea of … Continue reading

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July Twenty-eighth- Relationships of the Family Kind

Cut short. This morning as I was writing my morning offering, and just as I was considering whether to lengthen it by expanding what I had written, I received a phone call from mom. She needed to get out of … Continue reading

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Day 201; Footnotes of Rubber Ducky, You’re Not the One

Its jazz night on the Dirt Road. I’m listening to the sounds of the crickets out back and the sounds of jazz coming from across the road. Its actually not an issue, they are doing a better job with this … Continue reading

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Day 198; Footnotes of Plans are Made to be Changed

Oh, listen… that owl sounds like its right there in the back yard. Oh.. NO!! The owl is in the back yard! The kittens!! My son and I both were barreling out of the house trying to make sure there … Continue reading

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Day 105; Footnotes of Sure Mom

It is always good, to feel wanted and needed. Mom called, was it today or yesterday?  She asked if I would mow their back yard. It was bothering dad that it was getting high. Sure mom. I’m not finished with … Continue reading

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Taking my folks for the Vaccine. Process, amazing

I just returned from taking my parents to get the Covid Vaccine. Admittedly I am still concerned over this thing, but not so much that I refused to be chauffeur. Their doctor said do it, and so they did. Along … Continue reading

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