Monthly Archives: January 2012

REALLY?

The air was so clear this morning, and the sun so direct, even at a slant, that I hob,  because when you see the swollen green buds, you (I don’t mean you, I mean me) hobbled outdoors for a look … Continue reading

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What do you think?

Chuck called this morning with some big news; he said he had refuted the Big Bang theory of the creation of the universe. He told me that if the universe was created 14 billion years ago in a Big Bang, … Continue reading

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BLEAK IN THE MORNING EARLY

(She wore her Looking I’m still looking out the back window and up the hill, just as I did last year when the Blog fairies tricked me into pursuing my new hobby, but this January sky withholds the promise of … Continue reading

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ITS THE LITTLE THINGS

I’ve been staring at the same little length of yellow ribbon, tied to a rung in my rocking chair for about thirteen years now, but that’s because it’s in the line of vision from my bed. If I’d been staring … Continue reading

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Responsibility

Our elders seem to believe that the present generation of young people has no hope. They believe we are a lost cause because, in general, we ignore them, rely on quick-fixes rather than hard work, self-medicate on drugs and alcohol, … Continue reading

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Counting by fours

Another election comes to us on the back of several years of worsening polarization of our political parties. Suddenly we have more republican candidates than we know what to do with, but with luck maybe the republican voters can figure … Continue reading

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A DIFFERENT VIEW

I’ve  grown up and up nursing the adage, You’re only as old as you think you are.  This was usually compared with folks you ran into who would say, Old age is hell. Now I really didn’t think I was … Continue reading

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