Tag Archives: mum

Better Late Than Never

The furnace went on last night for the first time since last spring, a welcoming sound for the way autumn is supposed to be. The overnight low went down to 44°F/7°C in Andalusia and hit below freezing in the Poconos. … Continue reading

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Don’t Bug Me!

Ever come across a bug in your home, not an electronic device; but one which usually has a chitinous exoskeleton, three sets of legs and body parts, with two antennae? Then there are centipedes, spiders and millipedes, something that isn’t … Continue reading

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Instant Paralysis

Happy Father’s Day Weekend to all involved, whether it be you, your parent, relative, a step-father, grandpappy, great-grandfather, or an adopted dad through friendship. This can apply also to mothers who are raising a child or a bevy of kids … Continue reading

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Happy Mothers’ Day

May is a special month for me, especially since my birthday falls on the 11th; thank you very much to those who acknowledged it on Social Media. It’s also a sad month that marked the death of my dad ten … Continue reading

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An Ode to Easter Past

Holidays bring forth so many memories, like it or not. For some they are painful and better if left forgot, About what makes a person sad and melancholy. Try to remember only what makes you jolly, by golly! It’s not … Continue reading

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Quit the Small Talk and Get To the Point!

It’s bad enough to be getting scam and spam calls on the landline, but to be receiving them on a smartphone has reached the outer limits. What ever happened to the no-call list on which one became a member supposedly when … Continue reading

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Spring is Eternal

Today’s the ninth anniversary of my father’s death. I was going through some old pictures yesterday, reminiscing about him, my youth, the unusual circumstances that surrounded my mother’s untimely demise, and his unbefitting parting from this dimensional plane. Mother’s Day … Continue reading

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