Archives in Category: Me/Family

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Building 04

No, that’s not a typo.  It’s the number of classes I’ve taken so far in my builder’s licensing class.  There are 86 to go.

So far the information hasn’t been that interesting, but I don’t fault the instructor, Sid. He

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Shalimar

Shalimar by Guerlain of Paris is the only cologne I’ve ever worn. My ex-husband gave it to me for the first time when we were in college.  I wore it regularly through the early marriage years, the raising children years,

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Back . . . and Forth

I’m back, not only to blogging but also to new ideas in the coming months.  As a rule I make a list of goals for every year, even though I rarely accomplish most of them.  Still, I make the list

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Intermission

My last blog was almost two weeks ago. Since then Earl and I have visited family in Denver to celebrate Thanksgiving, finished most of our gift shopping, decorated our tree, and gotten ready for Christmas guests.

Sure there were things

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Catching Up

It’s been ten days since my last blog.  In that time, I’ve traveled to upstate New York to visit family and friends and returned to learn that my cleaning lady broke the sixth vertebrae in her back.  This means she

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Mental Health Day

I woke in the middle of the night instinctively knowing the salmon I had for supper didn’t like me as well as I had liked it.  So I dragged myself to the bathroom to wait for the inevitable.  I won’t

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Chicago Marathon + One

Yesterday dawned gloriously perfect for the 37th running of the Chicago Marathon.  It was cool, sunny, and dry.  For months my son planned to run with the other 45,000 contestants, while the rest of his immediate family cheered him on.

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Colonoscopy 101

If you’ve never had a colonoscopy and foresee that you never will, come back tomorrow when I’m writing about Spammers. But for those who might have a colonoscopy in their past and another in their future, I’m in your corner.

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Chatting

Kevin is at Sarello’s, a wonderful eating establishment in Fargo, and I am at home, the best place to be to chat with my son.  He calls while nursing a glass of wine and a half hour or so before

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Random Thoughts

It’s the thirteenth anniversary of 9/11, and it’s also my son’s birthday.  I celebrate both, but make sure my son receives special attention.  The media will handle the other event.It will always be remembered, as it should, just like D-Day

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