Category Archives: Slightly Off Topic

Ice bags on our knees, bonding… Interesting times.

We have time on our hands, you know. (Sort of. Me, not so much.) Both of us recovering from knee surgery. So what do we do? We talk. I told my husband that as an author I should be wary … Continue reading

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Let’s not burn/ban books… Umkay?

Once upon a time, when my dad was young, he fought against book banning. During the Jim Crow era, which did not end in our county (in Iowa) until 1964, he, along with other courageous folk (all fighting for civil … Continue reading

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Dogs and Cats and Hospice Care Equals Love.

You can read about my experiences as a hospice nurse in my nonfiction book- One Foot In Heaven, Journey of A Hospice Nurse. I’ll be doing a promo in a week or so and I thought it might be fun… … Continue reading

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Why I’m Fixin’ to Close My Yahoomail Account.

So from time immemorial I’ve had a Yahoo mail account. This was before the advent of Google. I use it for a few important contacts – business contacts, my husband because he prefers Yahoo although I cannot for the life … Continue reading

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I planted my garden.

Bed One: A single tomato plant which will, as they are wont to do in California, take over the world. Volunteer red potatoes. Volunteer parsley. Volunteer garlic. Hey, never look a gift horse in the mouth. If something volunteers it … Continue reading

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