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The Plan that 2020 Laughed At

Like many people, I had my own goals and plans for the year. Optimistic as I was that we finally entered a decade that we could...

Rant

Scary and uncertain times brings out qualities and behaviors in people that are sometimes difficult to accept or understand. I’ve been appalled by many of the...

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Being a Mom Ain’t Easy

This is Mother’s Day, pandemic style so a little different than we’re used to. I spent the day working in the yard putting mulch down in...

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Day 1 of Lockdown

This week the hospital has taken on a different feeling. The vibe has changed. It’s begun to feel more like a military regiment rather than a...

The Wait and See Game

Well, I don’t know really where to begin with this but there’s a worldwide pandemic going on and it’s kind of a big deal! Our lives...

Roar

It’s nearing the end of 2019 and I’m glad because I’m looking forward to the 20s, although right now that only conjures up images of flappers,...

Garman Park

A New Ghost Story

It’s almost Halloween and that means it’s time for my annual pilgrimage to Greenwood Cemetery where I pay my respects to many of the founders of...