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Summer Treats on Wheels!

My Real Memoir Along with camping and roller rinks, I associate summer with delivery trucks. Huh? Sure, delivery guys were there year-round; the proverbial off-color tease was to suggest a particular young and attractive mom’s kids looked “an awful lot … Continue reading

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Happy Sprinter!

Uncertain spring, no longer winter. Transition’s the only permanent thing. So why should we wait to lift up our hearts? Let us huddle together and celebrate Sprinter! “Let us acknowledge the LORD; let us press on to acknowledge him. As … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Winter

Winter’s a curtain God draws while the scene Alters from ambers to fervent greens And yet, no mere drape, this skeletal cloth Itself is alive with a numinous frost So, come anew, winter, miraculous friend When your transforming veil is … Continue reading

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The Holiday-iest Week Ever?

Few weeks have as many holidays as this one! Take a look: March 13 – Daylight Savings Time began in North America and elsewhere, also known as CWPJNDT (Could We Please Just Not Do This?) Day. March 14 – Not … Continue reading

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Time to Spring Forward Again!

Yes, it’s Daylight Savings Time. Again. According to a recent poll, about 75% of our population dislikes losing an hour every spring and regaining it every fall. And the 25% who like it? Well, I’m guessing they’re the same people … Continue reading

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Fall Has Fell!

Artwork by The Creators Canvas Wishing all of my fellow-Northern-Hemispherians a Happy Autumnal Equinox! (And a Happy Spring Equinox to all of my Southern-Hemispherian friends!)  Of course, technically the equinox (“equal night”) was yesterday–or the day before that for those … Continue reading

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Hilarious Yearbook Quotes

The end of the school year is upon us. And you know what that means: High School Yearbooks! Oh, sure, there’s been this pesky little pandemic thing, but did that ever stop a teenager from getting in the last word? … Continue reading

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Finishing My Winter Project

I’d always intended to stain and finish the raw pine mirror we bought too long ago to admit (think decades, not years), but somehow I just never got around to it. Then our little cat Misha (note deceptively innocent-looking beastie … Continue reading

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Slow-Growing Beauty

Thought for the Week I took this photo of magnolia buds on a recent walk. It may be the only time I’ve ever snapped a shot of tree buds. In fact, I rarely even notice them. Instead, early each spring … Continue reading

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Hope Springs…

Hope doesn’t float, nope, it springs. Around this time every year God reminds us he hasn’t given up on us yet. “Hope springs eternal in the human breast Man never is, but always to be blest The soul, uneasy, and … Continue reading

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