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My Goldilocks Paradox

Yesterday, Jeff, my big brother, took me to breakfast at Penny Ann’s Cafe. Waiting for my Eggs Benedict with home fries and toast, I snapped a selfie with Jeff. Jeff looked great. His smile was warm and natural. I, on … Continue reading

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Why We Can’t Have Nice Things #875

Spring Fever hit the Hooker Horde and Home today. Houston was ready to start watering with the rain barrel. Then, trying to listen to Hamilton, Houston decided he didn’t like either of the remotes. Finally, because I stopped to buy lingerie … Continue reading

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Hu-Mom, We Have a Problem

There is nothing worse, for me, than having a dog who does not feel well. Without words, it is difficult to ascertain what is wrong. At 2:30 am, Houston started to vomit. He coughed, almost like a cat with a … Continue reading

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Questions from Under the Covers

Questions from Under the Covers   For years, I prided myself on never taking a sick day. What I didn’t realize was that, even though I tried not to breathe on students or colleagues, I was spreading my nasty germs. … Continue reading

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Dwight’s Bucket List: Tabernacle to Temple

No one ever accused Dwight and me of being “conventional.” It just wasn’t our style.   Perhaps, I should say, it isn’t our style.   With 42 years between us, we dominated the Trivial Pursuit board as a team.   … Continue reading

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Dogs, Donuts, and the Divine

Dogs, Donuts and the Divine At the end of 2015, a year I did not particularly enjoy, Faith’s sister from another litter was diagnosed with cancer. “GETTING FAT” was added to her bucket list. I keep the Affirmations for the … Continue reading

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Bigger Broken Hearts

In eighth grade, I barely made it through the dissection of a frog in Mr. Webb’s science class at Churchill Junior High.  Even though I grew up watching my dad sick from his heart failure and endure and open heart … Continue reading

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