Tag Archives: Life

A Special Edition—One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Revisited

My uncle was coming to the close of his life. In and out of the hospital, experiencing a part of life he never imagined. Taking him to cancer treatments. Watching him struggle to breathe. One Monday, he asked me why … Continue reading

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A Special Edition: February 20th is only Six Days Away

In my small town we support a YMCA.  Four years ago one of the janitors fed me a gym secret. I’m going to share . . . again.  * * * We’ve all done it, made a resolution. January 1st, … Continue reading

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Christmas Comes Early for Paranormal Romance Fan

Let’s just agree that I have some of the most fantastic friends in the world. Earlier this year I spent a lot of time in the hospital with various family members—surgeries, cancer treatments, heart valve replacements. It’s been a rough … Continue reading


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The Pacific Northwest is Smokin’

Greetings from the smokin’ northwestern United States. Unlike our neighbors to the south and south east who are being pummeled by hurricanes, we looked like this a few week’s ago. Fire season started in late June. Since then thunder storms … Continue reading

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Cats: Caught in the Act

Three simple photos. Christmas Eve 2006. Our newly adopted cat, Olivia, discovered the sideboard table we set up for our buffet dinner. Clearly this set up was for her viewing pleasure. Fortunately, clean table cloths waited in the closet for … Continue reading

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The Memory of a Sunset

The sun blazed fiery reds and oranges across the evening clouds over the Puget Sound on that Saturday evening in August. A cool breeze blew across the water, taking the edge off the day’s heat. Seattle’s buzzing faded with the … Continue reading

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A Snail not a Buffalo

The Pandora in my mind played Nenah Cherry’s Buffalo Stance this week to the point of distraction. It took an actual America Buffalo to distract her. Which leads to this week’s post. February 20th is only 4 days away. The … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays Everyone

Happy holidays everyone. I will be away from the web celebrating with my family. May warmth and sunshine fill your heart, and sunflowers reflect your soul. May you drink the aroma of sweet smelling things and sense the enchantment of … Continue reading

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A Special Edition: A Cup of Christmas Tea Revisited

You may have noticed it’s been months since I’ve done one of my regular posts. It’s December. All of the end of year activities and traditions: baking, Christmas cards, seeing friends and family, sharing stories, decorating, and of course, celebrating … Continue reading

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ChapStick and Duct Tape Will Fix Anything—Redux

Thank you for joining me for the last episode of the summer redux series. I re-post stories you may not have read, in the fashion of a summer re-run. We will be moving into the October Halloween fest starting next … Continue reading

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