Flying Spiders

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  We find ourselves flowing into another season. It’s fall, autumn, post summer, pre-winter. So many things happen this time of year. Not that there are more or less things happening as compared to spring, but just different things. Like watching the … [Read more...]

Listing Everything

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 Have you seen the ads on TV for a new refrigerator that you can use to make your grocery list? Then at the store you just call up your fridge on your phone and voila there is your grocery list. I’m not sure I want to give my refrigerator that power. … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter

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No, this isn’t going to be about which is better peanut butter, smooth or crunchy. Even though as I sat down to write and my other half asked what the name of this week’s column was and I said peanut butter and he said, “Extra crunchy” and I said … [Read more...]

Modern Times

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It seems that when something bad happens time drags by and sometimes time even seems to stop. But when something wonderfully good happens the time flies by. For instance…                   We had company visit and they brought their little baby. … [Read more...]

A Shot in the Arm

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There are subjects that will be debated for years and years and will still not be resolved. You know, the chicken or the egg? The lefties or righties in politics? Which is better, with or without fries? Yes, all important discussions for sure. So … [Read more...]

I Don’t Like To…

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  Would you be able to tell me what a GE cupboard is? I wonder. My father commented on our GE cupboard regularly. In his heyday he would have a nightly bowl of cornflakes just before bedtime. He, not unlike a kid or probably most of us, had his … [Read more...]

The Hammock

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As the rushing river of summer starts to become a bubbling brook I have found time to use our hammock a bit more and I must say that whoever invented this backyard playpen needs to get a big ole gold toned metal to wear upon his or her chest. Maybe … [Read more...]

Skipping a Beat

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 I was standing at the back in of my car when I realized it wasn’t my car and I had no idea where my car was then a feeling of panic rose up through my innards and my heart skipped a beat. That ever happen to you?                   See we were … [Read more...]

Forevermore

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Here we go again. Falling into fall. There are two ways to go here. Upbeat and ready for cooler weather, county fairs, hunting, fall colors, Indian summer. Or down beat, sad to see summer waning, shorter days, looming winter, and back to school. Tell … [Read more...]

A Masterpiece

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We have a screech owl that has taken up residence in our trees. I was in the house and could hear this new noise outside the front door. It was quiet-then the air was pierced with this garbled skeeereech. A half a minute passed and it came again. And … [Read more...]