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I Am Totally Obsessed With This Song

I could listen to this 25 times a day.  Nothing in moderation for me. Half Light by @BannersMusic.  I’m obsessed.  

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Facing Our Mortality

Everyone is talking about the number of celebrities who have died in 2016, with today and tomorrow still left to go.  On social media, in papers around the world, we can see people weeping about the passing of their favorite … Continue reading

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SpongeBarb SquarePants

How do you feel the day after Christmas?  No brainer.  I feel fat. Not to say I don’t always feel fat-ish.  Except for the few blessed with great DNA for the svelte style of the last few decades (remember when … Continue reading

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Being Enclosed In A Car for 3 Days With My Husband

Don’t worry.  We stop to eat and spend the nights in hotels.  We aren’t actually locked in a car for 3 days. But whenever I tell friends that my husband and I have a vacation coming up and we are … Continue reading

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Top 5 Favorite Songs

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away I started a weekly series about my favorite books by genre.  I started with Saneteachers’ Weekly Genre Feature-Fantasy and thanks to being a knucklehead and very ADD, I never wrote another genre … Continue reading

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In 1960, It Snowed On A Sunday

One snowy Sunday in 1960, after attending the 9:00 Mass with my father, I walked to the parochial school next door for Sunday school and he went home. Sunday school was canceled due to the snow, but my parents didn’t … 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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Where Is My “Like” Button?

“Like” buttons are used so flippantly.  Do you really think a blog is funny?  Click “like”.  The writer will be ecstatic.  Do you really think the Facebook eCard joke was humorous? Click “like”. You’ll send the message that you appreciate … Continue reading

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School Supplies from Hell

Feeding frenzy on the Serengeti? No. Back to School Sale at Staples.When a kid is going into 4th grade, there is no reason to have 2 FULL PAGES OF SCHOOL SUPPLIES NEEDED. List:  crayons, markers or colored pencils. Must be … Continue reading

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What if we didn’t have to pay bills?

Me:  What if we didn’t have to pay bills? Friend:  blank stare Me:  No, seriously, what if we didn’t have to pay bills? Friend:  Very funny   Well, that’s never going to happen. Me:  But what if? It’s not like I’ve … Continue reading

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