Category Archives: Journal Sorts of Things

100 Percent Protected

I dreamed about my dad the other night. He was there, just for a moment, just long enough for me to recognize him before he disappeared to wherever angels go. In my dream he was an angel, and all I … Continue reading

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Test Tube Miracles…and Humility

On Friday, my sister’s children will graduate from high school. That’s pretty amazing, considering their start in life. You see, they are “test tube babies.” Do you remember that term? Do you remember how incredible the idea of babies conceived … Continue reading

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Getting My MOTIVATION On

Writing every weekday for a month–what was I thinking? I shouldn’t be surprised I haven’t been able to keep that schedule. But I am still calling the Blog Me MAYbe challenge a success so far, because I have been posting … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts and Blog Me MAYbe…Maybe

Oh my gosh, I can’t believe it is the first of May already! It’s been two weeks since I broke my ankle, one week since surgery. I was able to sit out on my back patio for a couple hours … Continue reading

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Dreamz the Percocet Guy Brought Me

I seem to have made it through surgery in one piece. At least, I think I am now in one piece, my broken ankle held together by a plate and screws. I can’t really tell because from my angle my … Continue reading

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Lesson for the Day: Never Zumba in Your Socks

Imagine the scene. It’s Monday morning, when all good intentions are born (diet and exercise intentions, for instance). I kissed my husband goodbye as he left for a week in Detroit. I dropped my son off at school. Then, Reesie … Continue reading

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The “It Just Figures” Crapfest

It’s nice to know that Fate is consistent in doling out the “it just figures” crap through the years. Maybe you read about my Worst Day Ever — insurance issues, flat tires and crock pot disasters, among other minor catastrophes. … Continue reading

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