Monthly Archives: December 2016

You Don’t Have to Break Up to Wallow


Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life made its Netflix debut over the Thanksgiving weekend with much fanfare, hoopla and hype as the three leading actresses appeared on every talk show under the sun to promote the four-part mini-series that … Continue reading

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Here’s a Quarter, Call Someone Who Cares


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In 1991 the great country troubadour Travis Tritt wrote and sang these immortal words about an ex-girlfriend who had apparently had a change of heart and wanted to reconnect with…

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Merry Christmas to all…


…and to all a good night! Thanks so much to my sweet Texas cousin Gene who sent us these well wishes…he wins Most Creative today…and shares my childhood memories forever.

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Road to Equality – Revisiting the Obama Presidency


President Barack Obama was the first American President I ever heard who openly supported marriage equality for LGBT citizens. My emotions were a mixture of joy and amazement the first time I heard him say the words. I felt an … Continue reading

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Benghazi – Revisiting the Obama Presidency


On September 11, 2012 one of the most notorious events of the Obama presidency took place at the American Embassy in Benghazi, Libya when our ambassador was killed in a raid which was originally described by the administration as a … Continue reading

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Body Ink – Revisiting the Obama Presidency


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THE TATTOO       I  got a tattoo two years ago in November, 2009.     I think it’s beautiful. It’s an elaborate cursive “T” in the standard bluish-green tattoo ink used by…

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Casa de Canterbury Christmas – 2012


I’m dreaming of a Christmas…not a white one…just like the ones I used to love…thank goodness for the scrambled pictures I have – they match the scrambled memories of four years ago when everyone was present and accounted for… (click … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland…Somewhere


Sleigh bells ring – are you listening? In the lane, snow is glistening. A beautiful sight, we’re happy tonight, walking in a winter wonderland. (music by Felix Bernard, lyrics by Richard B. Smith – released in 1934) I can see … Continue reading

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Waiting for Pretty


And so we’re waiting for Pretty to get home…at least we know she’ll be here before too long. It’s not like she’s in Florida or anywhere like that. She’s always so busy – going thither and yon – with her … Continue reading

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It’s Raining 3’s, Hallelujah!


The basketball leaves Kaela Davis’s hands as she stands behind the line that separates the mundane from the magical; it seems to be suspended at the top of a long slow arc toward the rafters and then swish! comes down cleanly … Continue reading

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