Monthly Archives: March 2011

Not Opie’s Aunt Bea

It was a busy weekend. Lots going on. Three grandchildren, Mark, Cameron and Ella spent the night on Friday. On Saturday morning, they joined us for my agency’s annual “Scouting for Food and Clothing” drive. We didn’t get home from … Continue reading

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“And now for something completely different. . .”

I believe the title of this blog is a phrase that originated with the Monty Python phenomenon. It seems a proper title for my post this evening. My typical blog entries focus on memories, family and friends. Tonight’s musing feels … Continue reading

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Only in America, Land of Opportunity

For almost 35 years, I worked at for-profit businesses. After recovering from breast cancer in 2005, I decided to move to a non-profit human services organization. That decision has changed my life on many levels. As the senior human resources … Continue reading

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No corned beef and cabbage for me, thank you very much.

I imagined folks all over town tonight feasting on corned beef and cabbage and drinking green beer. Rochester celebrates St. Patrick’s Day in a big way. Saturday was the big parade and local bars and taverns will likely be filled … Continue reading

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Girls Night Out

It’s 9:42 p.m. and I just got home from an enjoyable girls night out. Girls night out it is defined as “a gender-exclusive activity where adult women–rather than underage girls–meet to engage in social activities, usually after a workday.”  (Wikipedia.org) … Continue reading

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The Kindness of Strangers

Something special happened tonight. I got home from babysitting just a few minutes ago. It’s been another long day and I am eager to curl up in bed with a book. As I passed my office on the way to … Continue reading

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Inspire Me, Muse!

Here’s a first. I’m at a loss for words. I have blogged for about two months and I enjoy it immensely. The “stuff” in my head flows easily into words as I type them. A sense of anticipation gnaws at … Continue reading

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