Category Archives: Change

The Alone Girl and her dog…

The Alone Girl didn’t care if dogs were supposed to be man’s best friend, her dog was her best friend.  Moving from Burlington prior to second grade, the family’s dog accompanied them.  Mickey was a beagle mix, given to a … Continue reading

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For the umpteenth time…

I am working at improving my eating habits.  They stink and I’m the first to admit it.  I’ve never enjoyed cooking for myself yet I’m a very capable cook.  It’s frustrating.  So while I’m not aiming to cook every night, … Continue reading

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Circling cyclically…

Life often moves in cycles.  This concept has been in my head for a few days.  When my family moved to our longtime home in town, we were the second “young” family on our block.  I was probably 7, my … Continue reading

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The Alone Girl, Part Deux

A slice of fiction… The girl ambled down the long road.  Long past twilight, she looked forward to getting home and eating dinner.  The darkness during the winter months seemed to possess an extra layer of inky blackness.  But the … Continue reading

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Are bygones a thing of the past?

I’m quick to admit that I have a tendency to live in the past a bit too much at times.  There are lots of happy memories there but I do my best to stay rooted in the present.  And honestly, … Continue reading

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The past has passed…

I’ve spent far too much time living in my own past.  Granted, it was a time of happiness for me.  But if it deters one from moving forward, it’s time to shut the door on its examination and to forge … Continue reading

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Write yourself well…

As some of you know, I struggle with weight issues.  I struggle with health issues.  I struggle, period.  I do grow weary of the attitude of “just get to it, do something for yourself.” Trust me, on some days the … Continue reading

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Spinning my way into the future…

If you thought this would be about exericse or textiles, you’re in the wrong spot.  However…give it a read.  Like most people, mind-numbing songs race through my head for inexplicable reasons.  I’ve given up trying to make sense of it … Continue reading

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New year, new goals

I’ve decided not to look on the past year with regrets.  It’s far too easy to do that and it keeps one from moving forward.  At least, that’s my thinking about it.  The past year brought many changes to my … Continue reading

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Many chapters to go!

The last few months have been exceedingly busy.  I haven’t settled into a post-retirement routine yet.  Tomorrow heralds a bittersweet event-an Open House for my residence of the last 13 1/2 years.  As someone who isn’t good about letting go … Continue reading

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