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As the new year approaches

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NEVER!  ALWAYS! (2 words you’ll live to regret) It’s 2:30 in the morning. After cruising through my Facebook page for the 5th time this year, I thought about the reasons why no one… Continue reading

How I Feel about Snow (i.e. why I live in Florida).

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Once again, Austin wrote some intriguing questions on his Jump Start Your Brain blog entry that I can’t answer in a reply.  He lives in  the South Arctic (otherwise known as Maine).  As… Continue reading

Dingo Dog Guest Blog

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Dr. Dog is on vacation.   He’s asked Dingo Mutt, FloridaBorne’s wild-child of the dog world, to be guest blogger.   Dr. Dog’s Advice Column on Human Behavior will be back when Dr.… Continue reading

HAVING A GRAND(daughter) CHRISTMAS

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 I’m sitting at the dining room table typing on the computer. Munchkin is playing with the new Barbie doll she received from Santa. She picks up a doll she received last Christmas that… Continue reading

Being 6

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She’s 6.  She’s 12 going on 30. If I had 5 minutes of her energy I could clean a house in 20 minutes (note the word “could.”) One minute I’m being jostled, tumbled… Continue reading

7 Hours on a Bus

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In the early 1970’s I took a Trailways bus from South Florida to a college town in North Carolina.  I swore that I would never in my entire life take another bus ride… Continue reading

The season of magic

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As Clarke said, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Merry Christmas  Enjoy your magic carpet in coach class to fly across country in 4 hours,  or go across the state in… Continue reading

The Fool that Fought the CreateSpace Monster

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Ever have one of those dreams where you’re trying to get your book published but everywhere you turn there’s an obstacle? If so, you know it’s no dream. Writing, for me, is therapy.… Continue reading

Fill-loss-o-fee

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As I sit here drinking lukewarm tea and eating cheap pretzels at 5am, I ponder ???why??? as in… Why do I feel like I just flushed $400 down the toilet? There are better… Continue reading

Cold Monday Furries

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(I’ve used this picture before, but it’s appropriate for the topic.  Just add another few pounds and twice the hair you would expect for a  winter coat.  As mentioned previously, those blue things… Continue reading