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The Teeth From Hell Strike Again!

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Yes.  I was at the dental school all day today.  It was supposed to be a 3 hour tour (where did I hear that one from, Gilligan?). A few weeks ago, JC talked… Continue reading

CreateSpace Insanity

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  A long time ago in a mindset far, far away,  life used to be so simple: Write a book on a manual typewriter. Send it to a publisher. Wait 6 months for… Continue reading

The Migraine bullet in the game of genetic roulette

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Migraine:  God’s way of telling us the universe has a sick sense of humor. Waiting for the medicine to work.  Using pressure points to relieve the pain.   The migraines used to be… Continue reading

Computers and men

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I love computers, however… It is with deep regret that I’m forced to admit the humiliating truth: I understand computers about as well as I understand men. Why do some of them refuse… Continue reading

Things I’m thankful for

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  Things I’m thankful for: I’m not dead   I don’t live where hell freezes over My family still speaks to me My dogs hasn’t eaten my shoes…in the past 3 years The… Continue reading

The winding river in the anxieties of life

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Can I be serious for a minute.   Probably not.   Then again, I have been known to excel in chronic complaining.  In fact, were there a doctorate in it, there are times… Continue reading

Oklahoma

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Most of my dreams lately have been about living in Oklahoma. You have no idea how frightening that is to me. I’ve been to Oklahoma 4 times… when my sister lived in Tulsa… Continue reading

Early Morning Eyes

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How I woke up this morning (sort of–not sure I’m fully awake yet).   Early morning dogs Pillowing my thighs Furries wake in sighs   Half-awake in fog Fluttering my eyes Furries start… Continue reading

Pomp, Boredom, and the not-quite-right mother.

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Austin (Modern Philosophers  moviewriternyu.wordpress) posited a question on his Friday Night Think Tank about what his readers remember of their graduation day. It was much too long for a “reply,” so I’m replying… Continue reading

The dark lords of the torturous high seas, and the captain of tomorrows dental world

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I pray you don’t get the creeping crud.  Look, I’ll pray if I want to.   It can’t be any less effective than flu shots. What could be worse than 3 weeks of… Continue reading