Tag Archives: alaska

Hairdressers and Coincidences

What are coincidences?  Are they truly random events that have a personal meaning to us so that we connect two events and think “Oh wow! What a coincidence”? Or as my mathematician friends will undoubtedly say, is there a statistical … Continue reading

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What Would My Father Think?

 In 1941 my father, Harry Canavan Harvey, graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point.  The world was so different than it is now.  Of course, family lore is never truly accurate, but to give an example, as … Continue reading

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 An à La Carte Menu

My husband and I have recently had a huge “thing” over the cable channels.  I want more, he wants less.  We have Apple TV but a lot of the stuff on Apple TV is blocked by our local cable company. … Continue reading

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My Conflict With Religion

Religion used to be a definitive part of my life.  I was following the rules or I wasn’t.  I was accepting God’s love or I wasn’t.  I was respectful to people of all religions.  My religion wasn’t worse or better … Continue reading

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Top 5 Polar Experiences

What do the earth and I have in common?  We’re both bipolar! I was born in Alaska, traveled to Iceland twice and lived in Spain. Polar opposites. There is a marked polarity between my to-be-anonymous-family-member’s far right political views and my … Continue reading

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Santa Fe, Seattle, Senegal + Seven

If I lived to be 150, and had unlimited resources, maybe I could visit all the places I would like to visit.  A lot of them start with the letter S.  Odd, I know, but I’m a little Strange and … Continue reading

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Gut feeling about states

While commenting on a blog by John Guillen a few minutes ago, I realize how many misconceptions, or no conceptions, I have about a lot of states (USA – I’m only vaguely aware that Canada and Australia have provinces.  Actually I’m … Continue reading

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