Protected: Word (s)

March 22, 2011

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The Makings of Friendships

March 3, 2011

Somehow I’ve acquired a cadre of spectacular friends. I’ll give myself some credit for this collection, because about ten years ago I made a specific decision to take better care of my friendships, and turned more attention to friends. But that is not the whole of it. I dunno. I suppose I am just fortunate. [...]

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2010, A Year of My Life

December 29, 2010

I am a quiet girl, prone to moving through life at a turtle’s pace and to doing things at small, detailed levels. I am not one for making big splashes, yet I know I can have profound effects. Nevertheless, when I look back at my life, sometimes I feel like I haven’t done much; the [...]

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Thanks. No really, I mean it.

November 25, 2010

So often these days I feel like my life is one big trudge uphill, with little breaks now and then during which I bang my head against a stone wall. Daily life sucks up hours for chores, just for maintenance of daily life. And it seems like every other thing I go to do, well, [...]

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They Shall Own Us

October 25, 2010
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Why Would I Make Up Anything?

September 18, 2010

Sometimes people don’t believe what I say. I don’t know why people don’t believe me always; it’s not like I’m a poker player or running for political office, but sometimes I’ll say something and folks are all, “Nah. That’s not true.” For instance, when I listed “octopus wrestling” as a sport during a game of [...]

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Things for which I am grateful

August 8, 2010

I have the best family and friends on the planet. Just saying. Photo: Grandma Sawyer’s apple tree, which likes to produce three-apple clusters. Photographed by me with an iPhone and the Hipstamtic appon August 7, 2010 in Palos Verdes, CA

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July 23, 2010
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Awe Some

July 22, 2010
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Burn up go boom

July 5, 2010

Every Fourth of July I want to save the carcasses and do something with them. This year these masses of cardboard cylinders were soooo tempting, but once again they’ve been hauled off to some land fill. Perhaps I ought to think a little harder between now and 2011 so that I can have some worthwhile [...]

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