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Sweeping Changes

I am listening to my son doing housework upstairs. It warms a mother’s heart. So does this week’s news about same-sex marriage in the United States. It has been a long time coming but heartwarming all the same.  For too long, many parents have felt embarrassed, ashamed, or ambivalent […]

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Your Call Is Important To Us

Automated telephone menus followed by musical Pablum are making people sick. I’ll tell you why. I’ve been spending the last few weeks trying to keep my health maintenance on schedule, and it has been time-consuming. I have to find a new doctor, dentist, and optometrist because I am new to […]

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Design and Conquer

When my closet-designing consultant casually mentioned that I had twenty-eight pairs of shoes, boots, and slippers, I was embarrassed.  I didn’t point out that I had another five pairs in another room. She, however, was unfazed. “Oh, that’s normal,” she said.  “Most people have between thirty and forty […]

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Call Me Impressed

Caitlyn Jenner was on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine last week and created her own Twitter account. She has also created a firestorm of interest in transgender issues. This has been coming for a long time, and most people have noticed Jenner’s appearance changing over the years. […]

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Good Ideas

Sometimes I have just a smidgen of an idea of something I want to write about, then it goes away. Poof. Disappeared. I don’t know where it goes. Usually I have other stuff going on. Often it happens while I’m watching TV, or falling asleep, or reading. By the […]

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