Monthly Archives: October 2011

What’s going on…

After reading the post title were you suddenly humming that Marvin Gaye song? My youngest boy made 3 CDs for me last Sunday: Dr. Dog, Wolf People, and Citizen Cope. I know! Strange names, huh? Turns out I really, really … Continue reading

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Fair Time!

All week long we looked forward to the State Fair of Texas. As we boarded the train I was all set to read the new book I had downloaded on my Kindle when hubby uncharacteristically morphed into Chatty Charles. Not wanting … Continue reading

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All Aglow

The weather has been absolutely glorious lately! There were some days–as recently as last month–when I didn’t think I’d survive the heat. The equation breaks down like this: intense temperatures + lack of rain = pretty miserable summer. Yep, this … Continue reading

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Farewell, Fearless One!

In the souls of the people the grapes of wrath are filling and growing heavy, growing heavy for the vintage. On Oct 11, 2011, 6:00 AM, I bade my eldest child farewell as I dropped him off at the Southwest … Continue reading

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Memory Lane

When Steve Jobs passed away last week I began thinking about my introduction to computers Way Back When. My first office job was in 1979 working for a small, family-owned plastics plant. My aunt worked in the Accounts Payable department … Continue reading

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Afternoon Delight and a Possible D-I-V-O-R-C-E

Did my post title alarm you? No worries here. Yet, anyway. 🙂 On Saturday I had the pleasure of shooting with a church friend for part of the afternoon. We met at Gussie Field Watterworth Park, a National Earthkind™ Trial Rose … Continue reading

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