Monthly Archives: February 2011

Spring Awakens

Today’s commute from work was especially pleasant. Having left work uncharacteristically early, I drove west toward home. The late afternoon sun in my eyes prompted me to put on my shades. This time of year I wear sunglasses to cut … Continue reading

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May You Find Your Way in Peace

Hug your children. Kiss your special someone. Love until it hurts. Most important, don’t take your loved ones for granted. Life is short. I can’t seem to get Jennifer Simson off my mind. I didn’t know Jennifer or her family. … Continue reading

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Good Day Sunshine

People tease me for spending a lot of time on Facebook. That surprises me because everyone knows I am a super sociable person. I love Facebook because I get to connect with so many people all at once! It’s like … Continue reading

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Giving Back

I didn’t know what to write about tonight. I sat down at my computer, and checked my Facebook home page. My sister and a friend shared a video post. Based on their comments, I felt compelled to watch. I invite … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Washing Machine

Presidents Day for me is a day off from work. This morning I decided to catch up on some cleaning and laundry. I put some dirty clothes in my front-loading washing machine. The new machines are gentler on clothes and … Continue reading

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24

Don’t let the title fool you. This writing is not about Jack Bauer, the protagonist from the TV series of the same name. Consider this my bait and switch moment. This essay will be about the number 24, but first … Continue reading

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Little Joe Cartwright and the Girls From the Hood

One of the great things about living in the city where I grew up is that I still see my childhood friends. This morning’s weather was especially unpleasant as I readied myself for a special date. Given my mood the … Continue reading

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