A good man and the last of that generation

September 29, 2022
I called him Uncle Frank, but he wasn't actually my uncle. Although he WAS married to my favorite aunt. SHE was only related because she had been married to my...

Thoughts on the Queen’s death

September 15, 2022
The Queen's death. Not unexpected. But still a bit of a shock. A family has suffered a deep loss, one that's written all over each of their stricken faces. I can...

How right or wrong isn’t straightforward, even in mur

August 24, 2022
Right or wrong. Black or white. We do love our absolutes. But it's really not that simple. Oh, we wish it were. And we act like it. But it's not. I...

Everyone’s got a role (though it can be hard to accep...

August 16, 2022
I've come to believe that everyone plays a role in this world of ours. Even the people who make us uncomfortable. Who frustrate us. Or those we wish would just pack...

Summer time, summer time, sum-sum-summer time

August 14, 2022
The end of summer is just around the corner and while I love the fall, I'm not letting go of summer time easily, how about you? Rebecca's not letting go easily,...

Out of the darkness, into the light

August 10, 2022
I've spent too much of today thinking about someone who can't find their way out of the darkness. Their darkness. Oh, not really depression, although it may very well...

Can you afford a pet?

August 2, 2022
I've been in animal rescue, fostered and I have had pets of my own, usually rescue pets, since 1973. Cats and dogs. I love them all. They add so much to our lives, don't...

To medicate or not to medicate, that is the question

July 26, 2022
Should you medicate or should you not? That is the question. It's one some people ask, and others don't. It sounds easy, doesn't it? When something's wrong, take a...

What does it really mean to trust the Universe?

July 21, 2022
W We've all heard advice to just trust the Universe. Maybe we say that we do. But do we really? Or do we only as long as it gives us our heart's desire? What if...

On this day, 50 years ago

July 15, 2022
It wasn't unusual 50 years ago to see this Oldsmobile Cutlass on the road. What is an Oldsmobile, you ask? It was a division of General Motors and its last car came...

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