Monthly Archives: March 2013

Monster Moon

  Last week Lisa called, “There’s a monster full moon happening on Wednesday.  The planetary line up is supposed to wreak havoc in our lives.  What day are you flying home?”  Of course, I was flying on Wednesday.  My stomach … Continue reading

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My good friend Harry died last weekend. Now I know what you are saying to yourself… didn’t you just lose another friend?  Yes, I did.  There is a superstition that death happens in three’s.  Harry was my third. It’s taken … Continue reading

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This girl is on fire

This girl is on fire I sing that phrase to myself about three times a day.  Right after I remove my shirt or jacket the verse pops into my head.  Even in the middle of the night after I’ve kicked … Continue reading

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Chop, Chop

I had lunch with a friend this past week.  As we munched on salads, I mentioned my upcoming plans. “I’m taking a knife course on Thursday night.” She looked at me horrified as she bit down on her lettuce and … Continue reading

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OK, so my last post was a downer.  If you’ve lived longer than 30 years, you now know life is littered with such moments.  Should you have lived that long with nothing but sunshine and lollipops, buckle up.  Crap happens … Continue reading

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The B Team

I bought the tulips for my aunt and uncle’s anniversary party this past Saturday.  They have been married 59 years.  By the time I got there, my father and sister Colleen were already leaving.  We met in the road and … Continue reading

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