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November Twenty-fifth Plans and Recipe For a Good Day

A moment of lucidity. I’ve been battling sleep and being sleepy all afternoon. One moment I’m watching a movie on television and the next I’m watching as the credits scroll up the screen. Currently The Wizard of Oz is finishing … Continue reading

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September Twenty-first, An Anniversary, And An Understanding of the Importance of Preparations.

Thirty-two years ago. Today was well, today. I spent the first of the morning sitting outside of my dad’s eye doctor while the doctor checked dad’s eye that he had somehow scratched. While it is much improved, he wanted dad … Continue reading

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Day 208; Footnotes of Being Prepared

The thunder rumbles in the distance, the sky has grown increasingly dark. The growing dark causing the solar lights out front to come on, one by one. A flickering against the approaching clouds. From the woods, the tree frogs call … Continue reading

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May Twenty-fourth; How Does Your Stove Top Appear?

Not long ago, I had this wonderful old kitchen stove. It had belonged to my grandfather and was huge. It had side by side ovens with a large counter type space on top beside the burners. This stove was closing … Continue reading

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Day 76; Footnotes of If It Comes

 Will it? Won’t it? Come up a serious storm tomorrow? And if it does, am I ready?  I can remember a time when storms didn’t bother me. A thunder storm would come up and I’d go on about my day … Continue reading

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Day Forty-eight; Footnotes of Preparing for What May Come

The warnings keep coming. Rain, sleet and freezing rain are supposedly headed this way. While we do deal with a little more of the freezing / frozen stuff than Texas, we still don’t deal with a lot. It rarely snows … Continue reading

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Day Thirty-six; Footnotes of anticipation or disappointment

The end of the day. Bella is stretched out beside my desk, Molly hasn’t come inside yet. Some weird program is on television while the space heater hums behind me. My son has long ago eaten and my kitchen still … Continue reading

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Day 360; Footnotes of an Incredible Day

Considering that last night was not the best, that lack of sleep thing and all. Plus I’m still sure that was a spider that paid me an unwanted, unwelcome visit in the early morning hours, though I have no proof. … Continue reading

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Day 296–Footnotes of a Confused Season

I’m having a love – hate relationship with this time of year. While I know many are ready for cooler temperatures to get here and stay, I’m content with the warmth. What is frustrating is that it follows the saying, … Continue reading

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