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Do Your Dare? A Scary Political Challenge

This is going to be difficult for me but I think I’m up to the challenge. Understand, I am a wise woman of strong opinions. After all, when I’m right, I’m right, right?  So many people seem to be in … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry; Be Happy -2

The presidential elections.  I hear a lot of fussing, fuming and fretting, regardless of one’s political persuasions.  Horrors!  What if Donald Trump wins the election?  What if Hillary Clinton wins?  Or how about Bernie Sanders? Is the world going to rack and … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry; Be Happy! -1

“Yeah right!  Easy for you to say.  You don’t know the troubles I’m going through–my grief; my loneliness; my sciatica!”  Do you remember the old ditty,  “Don’t Worry; Be Happy?” Did you know the ditty was written by a devout … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Singers

Prince Rogers Nelson, age 57, and George Beverly Shea, age 104, passed on to their rewards during the same week.  Whether or not you believe these two men went straight to heaven or are sleeping ’till Jesus comes is between you, … Continue reading

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Addicted!

I am addicted to “The Amazing Race.”  As a kid my dreams took me to “Far Away Places with Strange Sounding Names–”  India, Madagascar, Brazil, Mexico, Australia, and California–you name it and I dreamed of going there.  My motto is … Continue reading

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Best Fish Fry Ever

Growing up in Troy, New York had many perks: ice skating on Knickerbocker Junior High’s flooded soccer field; playing hide and seek in the street after dark while our parents sat on their front stoops waiting for the day’s temperatures to … Continue reading

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Reservoir of Tears

On Sabbath afternoon my husband puts on a Pandora stream of piano hymns to which we either read, go on face book, or take a nap.  Today the strangest thing happened.  I was lying on the sofa hoping to catch a … Continue reading

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Forget Your Password?

Forget your password?  What do you think?  Of course I forgot a list of letters and numbers that make no sense whatsoever to me.  I hate passwords.  I hate being locked out from a place I wish to go. I know … Continue reading

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Life Changing Events

Fifty-five years ago today my world changed forever.  On that day, Sputnik was launched; Alaska became the 49th. state; Seamstress Rosa Parks stayed seated on a bus; Legos were patented; a photographer filmed the first 2-kilaton bomb explode over the Nevada desert; Elvis first … Continue reading

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A Five Dollar Scam

It amounted to a little more than five dollars, the scam he ran on Richard and me.  The cabbie sized up the 70-ish couple from California’s Central Valley as easy marks–country bumpkins touring the big city of San Francisco and he acted accordingly. … Continue reading

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