Soft losses

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Someone from my new gym moved away. We were only gym acquaintances, nothing more. Yet I felt a sense of loss as I went to the gym and he wasn’t there. In a place where most folks don’t acknowledge you, … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 30 – Wrap-up, carpet update, deer, sunshine, bloggers

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I was blown away – Your comments on my “me too” post were astounding. Your stories hit my heart. You were articulate and clear. I was humbled. Thank you. Carpet update – All has been installed and we are happy. … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 29 – Smells, fruit, projects, Facebook, books

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What’s that smell? – Humidity brings out the stink. It intensifies odors. I have a great nose. I can smell things no one else can. Perhaps it’s to compensate for my lousy vision. Sometimes it’s a blessing (I can smell … Continue reading

Random 5 for July 15 – Insects, noise, road construction, music, reunions

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An invasion – I knew it was coming. When the fruit comes in season so do the fruit flies. At first it was a few “scouts” looking at the property. They were reviewing it for the fruit fly version of … Continue reading

Hello Mom? It’s me!

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I always miss my mom. Some days I miss her more than others. Sometimes I would love to share something with her. Other times I miss her views on life (always amusing but on target). I miss her unconditional love. … Continue reading

Random 5 for May 6 – Spring, changes, food, questions, skin

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Unwanted surprises from spring – The weather has changed (finally). We had a lovely week. Some things know that the weather has changed. Take my hair.  One morning I wake up and it’s all different. It’s as if an alien … Continue reading