Archives in Category: Changing Scene

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Non-Compliant

To follow up on yesterday’s blog, I’m studying the condo rules and regulations where I live to be up-to-speed on what is and is not allowable in terms of “personalizing” the outdoor space around our respective homes.

Truth be told,

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Second Chance

Most often, second chances are given to romantic relationships or teenager indiscretions or BFFs. They’re a way to give the people involved another opportunity to correct some problem and reconnect. I’m all for it. But in this case, second chance refers

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Carla Hayden

Carla Hayden, newly appointed Librarian of Congress, is my kind of person. She has a long career in library science with a doctorate from the University of Chicago. She has been a children’s librarian (dear to my heart), was honored

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Changing Leaders

While America’s front runners for the office of President continue to bash each other for another four months, England accepted a new Prime Minister today after David Cameron announced his resignation a couple weeks ago.

I don’t know the ins

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I’ve Been Gone

Ten days ago Kevin and I were in Duluth, MN.  Since then we’ve been to more than one bookstore in more than one small town across Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. We stayed three days in Petoskey, just south of

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For the Record

Every day owns some historical scrip; because of this, various newspapers carry columns of “What Happened on This Day.” So I’ve decided that for today, I’ll offer my own version. It is probably one that won’t be found in local

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The NRA and Grammar

Yesterday’s mass killing in Orlando, FL, has already raised the decibel level on the gun control issue once again. And it will command the headlines for a week or so, while the NRA will stand by its slogan: “Guns don’t

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Public Divorce

This blog isn’t about the Royal Family or the Blake Shelton-Miranda Lambert divorce with a side of Gwen Stefani. No, it’s about Costco and American Express.

Perhaps you’re not a Costco member, so this may not seem important.  But if

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Gun Education

Last weekend C and I took a course on how to shoot a gun offered by the Watervliet Rod and Gun Club. I’d extended the invitation to other friends too, but C was the only one who actually signed up

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Reality Check

I am regularly amazed at how the line between fiction and reality is blurring, thanks to digital technology. Case in point: the current remake of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book. The film has been hailed as a magnificent achievement, partially

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