Monthly Archives: February 2016

Home Alone

Day 1 – I come home from work and find the garage door partly open. “What’s going on?” I wonder. I go inside to check and find a strange dog in the garage. Whose dog is that? “Get! Go away! … Continue reading

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February Wary

Thanks goodness the month of February is almost over. It has been a clunker of a month. To be so small, February can surely be a horror. All the worst weather seems to hit in February. Hopefully, the month had … Continue reading

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High School Reunion

My high school reunion! When I received the invitation I thought it would be fun. I could see all the kids I used to know “way back when,” find out what ever happened to so-and-so. It’s been years since I … Continue reading

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Life is a Bowl of Cherries

“If life is a bowl of cherries, why am I in the pits?” asked humorist, Erma Bombeck. I know what she meant, literally. Every time I open the refrigerator, beady little cherry eyeballs stare up at me. I slam the … Continue reading

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Speaking of Starbucks

Since Starbucks has been in the news lately, I decided to give them another try and do a bit of field research for a column. I’m not a gourmet coffee person. My idea of gourmet coffee is buying a cup … Continue reading

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Enough is Enough

Bang! Pow! Take that, you good for nothing box of bolts! My friend Cathy has a story about getting angry with her computer and shooting it. Cathy tells some wild tales and it is hard to know when it is … Continue reading

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Fifty Questions

Any sort of physical pain, whether sharp or dull, severe or slight, recent or chronic, actual or imagined, serious or funny, can only be ignored for so long before a person realizes it’s time to see a doctor.  One of the … Continue reading

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Donuts To Go

After my sister read a column I wrote about bad luck, she sent me an email. “I have my own story,” she said. “It all started when I decided to run a few errands before picking Mom up for a doctor’s … Continue reading

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I Want to Go Back to the Fifties

I want to go back to the fifties. I want to turn back time to when the world was a simpler place. I want to put my hair in a ponytail and roll up the legs of my jeans. I … Continue reading

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The Blue Sequin Jacket

Oh, that’s pretty,” I thought. In Smyrna, Tennessee, anything blue that isn’t denim is pretty. I checked the price tag. $7? It must be a mistake. But that’s what the tag said. The price marked is the price, isn’t it? … Continue reading

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