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Back to the routine

We had a wonderful weekend. Monday morning we had breakfast with our nephew, his wife, and daughter, before they headed for home and I went off to Oakton. The day was cold and sunny and we all had a good … Continue reading

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On Being Flexible

I used to think that it was slow movement, unclear thinking, constant repetition of stories, and wrinkles that were a clear indicator of aging. I have come to realize that although they often are, there is an even earlier indicator … Continue reading

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Jesus is Hatred

A few short weeks ago, I ended up in a political sparring match on Facebook that surprised me. I am surprised that I was surprised, my naïveté should have not have been in force and I should have known better. … Continue reading

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The Perfect End to the Perfect Day

‘It does a family good.’ We got back from the Shedd Aquarium in the early afternoon, put the youngest grandkid in bed for a nap, and then chilled for a bit before having a late lunch. MK went to our … Continue reading

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Dog Day afternoon

I got up and decided that I wasn’t going to leave things for later. My prep area in what we call our ‘rec room,’ a relatively unfinished house area underneath the Master Bedroom, has a large counter. It has been … Continue reading

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