Hot and Dry with only 1 dog

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 Today’s forecast:  Hot and dry with only 1 dog.  And a cat that rarely comes out of my sister’s room.  Oh—and a sister that rarely comes out of my sister’s room. That’s because… Continue reading

Thoughts while walking my sister’s dog

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Is it possible to sunburn your eyelids when you’re wearing dark glasses?  Is that a cactus I just tripped over?  These are the things one thinks about as she’s falling forward over a… Continue reading

Team Work

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Originally posted on Dadgitated:
I really should be proud that they’ve started working together as opposed to fighting all the time. And I should be impressed with how clever the plan was. Because…

Sisters

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  It’s 100 degrees outside and the desert is much too bright for light sensitive eyes.  Where am I at this moment?  Huddled in a darkened room wearing a jacket, winter pants, socks… Continue reading

 My sister used to live in Houston, Texas. 

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  My sister used to live in Houston, Texas.  There were times I could find a round trip ticket for under $200 and I was always able to find a direct flight.  That… Continue reading

Thoughts while avoiding the mirror

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  What does the fecund human see when s/he looks in the mirror?   He sees a fit, handsome man regardless of the fat layers. He runs a comb or brush through his… Continue reading

The last stand of a long departed tent

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  It looks like anyone who has tickets to Disney World is going to have a bad day.  The first tropical storm of the season, Andrea, is presently pressure washing the rides.    It… Continue reading

 All right!  I am officially STEAMED!!!!

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 All right!  I am officially STEAMED!!!!  This is an honest-to God no-punches-held rant. It began with an email from Southwest airlines in response to my complaint about their prices.  Here is the executive… Continue reading

Birthday parties then and now.

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  I found this picture and had to post it.  You would think I’d remember how hard my mother worked to make this the most memorable party in the world for her 7… Continue reading

QUACK vs. DOCTOR

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As mentioned in my last post, if there were such a thing as a quack magnet, my parents fit the bill—or paid the bill (however you want to look at it).  My personal… Continue reading