Category Archives: General

Remembering our Veterans … Freedom is not free

Veterans Day – memories of the past are very real today and I’m remembering all of my family who served. I wonder if the brave warriors had not fought if we would be living as free as we are today. … Continue reading

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When things go clunk in the night …

This was first posted in December 2014 when I had the flu — Today I dedicate it to all my friends and family who have the dreaded FLU ! May it make you smile … Clunk . . .  in … Continue reading

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The Cinderella Syndrome…and they lived happily ever after

    “Find a need and Fill it” is an old saying in the advertising business. That’s what the Hallmark channel did a few years ago when it launched their formula happily ever after movies. They scattered a few here … Continue reading

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Life is a Collection of Moments…Halloween Fun in 1923

Life is just a collection of moments,         Some tell us who we are,                  Others what might have been…   During the past weeks of rainy weather, I looked through some of my mother’s keepsakes, and I found a … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain go away … Come Again Another Day

  Rain, Rain, go away Come again another day All the family wants to play Rain, rain, go away I’m guessing you might remember standing at a window when you were young and wanting to go out and play! Well, … Continue reading

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Parakeets, Perils, Pitfalls, and Perversity of a Writer

      Writers love words. The perils and pitfalls of a writer is they love to read the dictionary. An entire day can slip by when we start searching for the perfect word to describe a situation we see … Continue reading

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Someone to Watch Over Me …

I posted this years ago but dad is on my mind so strongly today …      and I’m reminded again of the old song,           “Someone to Watch over Me.” Dad was the one who made me feel safe, protected, … Continue reading

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Left Behind … Have you ever wondered?

          Sometimes in the dark of the night I think about what might have been. You know—the kind of night when sleep won’t come and the past fills our minds. I think about my loved ones … Continue reading

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Nothing is the Same…When Right was Right and Wrong was Wrong

        Life was so much simpler when I was a child in the 30s, 40s and 50s. Watching the news the past few years and again this last week, I am deeply saddened by America and the … Continue reading

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Kansas City … and All that Jazz

          This morning I was listening to Blues singer Etta James singing Trust in Me and my years in Kansas City come alive. Moving to Kansas City in the mid-1950s was a real eye-opener for a … Continue reading

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