Random 5 for March 24 – Waiting, healthcare, Starbucks, pond, frogs

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Waiting and waiting – For many, many years I had only one doctor appointment a year. I was healthy. Things have changed both with me and with the system. In addition to needing more “parts” checked, doctors have specialized so … Continue reading

Lessons learned or relearned

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Every experience brings lessons. Sometimes it’s reinforcement rather than new information. Sometimes I’m astounded at what I’ve learned and sometimes I go “holy moly is that really me?” We had a bad auto crash in the family with severe injuries. … Continue reading

Catching up

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It’s been a very hectic time here. My brother and sis-in-law were in a very bad auto accident. Life changes in a second. I am watching firsthand the pain and suffering auto crashes cause. We all think we are good … Continue reading

Random 5 for February 17 – Crowds, security, warning lights, animals, food

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Peopley – I have been visiting some relatives in the hospital this week. I don’t usually see large crowds since I retired. It’s amazing and amusing. Not only are there all different looks and sizes but manners too. Some people … Continue reading

Hospital emergency room, not a place to “hang out”

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Last week I escorted a friend to the emergency room. It was my first time in decades and quite an experience. Friend is well and home but I’m still in recovery. I may need intensive therapy. And margaritas. I’ve been … Continue reading

Can you be thankful for fickle weather? | Tess Tales

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I can. Yesterday was gorgeous. It bumped close to 70 degrees with the sun shining. Even the wind was warm. All the ice on the pond melted and everyone (yard critters, pets, pond critters, people) was frolicking. It was a cross between … Continue reading