Random 5 for April 23 – BeeGees, feet, life, seasons, death

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For a split second, I was 20 again (ok, maybe 30)! – We watched the BeeGee commemorative special last weekend. Just hearing that music again made me want to dance! Music can stir up such strong memories! I woke up every … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 16 – Religious holidays, traditions, chocolate bunnies, spam, misplaced outrage

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To those who celebrate it – have a joyous Easter or Passover. Times change – This year our Easter tradition has changed. There were some family conflicts so we are enjoying an Easter dinner by ourselves. It is special nonetheless! We are … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 19 – People, parties, gifts, coincidences, gratefulness

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This week it’s all about friends! A week of friends – It’s been a challenging week but some meet-up with friends soothed everything. One group met for dinner. We laughed. Big deep belly laughs. Laughter is a healer but it’s … Continue reading

Some more odds and ends

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It doesn’t matter that you “know” something in your head, the heart with its “feelings center” can overrule you. I had my annual cancer checkup this week. I had breast cancer over 13 years ago. Checkups always make me nuts. … Continue reading

The cool kids

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This post is about people. Really! I had promised myself not to write about shopping for at least a year. I’m not good at promises. The shopping part is incidental. (I promise.) There was a birthday coupon which expired on … Continue reading

Shudda-Cudda and Glad I didn’t

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My birthday is coming up and it’s one of those milestone ones. Ugh! How on earth did I get to be this old? Better than the alternative, yet how did it happen? Reflecting on life, there are some things I … Continue reading

Christmas as you age

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One of my memories from childhood was visiting the parents of my sister-in-law. They were ancient. Truly ancient. They lived in a small in-town end-of-row house with not much room. I remember it as dark (and ancient). Lots of lace … Continue reading