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So after enduring the prep for my colonoscopy, Earl and I arrived at the outpatient center at the appointed time.
Fast forward two hours. The test was over; I passed with flying colors. Which means I don’t have to do
… finish reading Results
This is possibly more information than you want to know, but my first colonoscopy was over twenty years ago. I remember it as if it were yesterday, mostly because of the preparation for the procedure. It simply isn’t fun.
… finish reading Colonoscopy Prep
My cousin Gertrude McDonald passed away this afternoon. I got an email from her daughter with the news. It gave me pause.
I come from a long line of McDonalds even if the strain was diluted by the time it
… finish reading Gertrude McDonald
Back to Nothing
Over the years, I’ve mentioned a charming book titled The Art of Doing Nothing by Veronique Vienne. Once again it’s caught my eye, in particular the chapter about napping.
The first paragraph reads: “If you’ve got too much to do,
… finish reading Back to Nothing
Today is Wednesday, when I have my weekly piano lesson with J. But for personal reasons, I’m not going this afternoon. Instead of spending time at her piano, I’m sitting in front of mine.
I started taking lessons in
… finish reading Piano
Earl and I are avid jigsaw puzzlers. We really like 500 pieces with Americana themes: old cars, farm life, the town square, the country store. I haven’t kept track of the number we’ve done, but we probably average 30 to
… finish reading Puzzling
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I have an acute case of gypsy feet right now. This isn’t a new malady; in fact, I’ve used the term for years to describe what others see as a dreaded experience.
I love to move. Really.
… finish reading Anomaly
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When we moved into our current home, dark cabinets and dark countertops were in style. Today lighter colors are preferred. I know the cycle will repeat, but for the time being our kitchen is light-challenged in more ways than one.
… finish reading Shedding Light
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Knots are annoying. It doesn’t matter if they’re in a fishing line, a silver necklace, a shoelace, a ball of yarn, a length of thread, a watering hose, or the hair on your head.
But the worst kind of knots
… finish reading Knots
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I have two days to finish the current selection for my local book club. Written by Renee Rosen, What the Lady Wants is a fictionalized – and I mean highly fictionalized – account of retail magnate Marshall Field, his family,
… finish reading Book Club