Monthly Archives: July 2017

Vacation A to Z

A: Air (sweet, clean, fresh) B: Beech tree, Birds C: Cousin, Cronin D: Dark skies, Dragonflies E: Early morning F: Friendship Sloops, Fire pit G: Glorious H: Harmonic, Happy (birthday, Ted) I: Ice cubes J: July K: Karma L: Lobsters. … Continue reading

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Wednesday from the Yellow Chair

Thoughts from the yellow chair on the front porch. The air smells so sweet, I think it’s the hay in the neighboring fields that’s been cut for the dairy cows. People who drive by with their car stereos playing loud … Continue reading

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When time served equals freedom

Rachelle Bond was sentenced today to time served and probation in the death of her two-year old daughter Bella. The woman’s former boyfriend, Michael McCarthy, was found guilty of second-degree murder and sentenced to death for killing the child. Rachelle … Continue reading

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She didn’t know he was getting married

“I didn’t get you a card!” his mother said. “It’s OK, Ma, you didn’t know I was getting married”, her son replied. “Oh, right,” she said. And so it was. After eight years together, the last three of those years … Continue reading

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Independence from obligation

My wise friend Victoria nailed it with a post today on her Facebook page: It is the best when you don’t have to talk to anybody and you don’t have to do anything. You don’t even have to go to … Continue reading

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