Monthly Archives: July 2011

Water, Water Everywhere

I have always had a hankering for being near water. When I was young, I lived near Lake Greenwood. It was on that lake that I learned to water ski. When I was in high school, a kid moved into … Continue reading

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Goldilocks and the Three SIM cards

I am not “with it” in this age of electronics. Yes, I have a cell phone. I’ve had it for years. It is a pre-paid TracFone and stays in the car all the time to be used only in emergencies. When … Continue reading

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Boo! Who?

“Be afraid! Be scared! No, the boogie man isn’t going to get you but something is: either global warming, terrorists, gangs, the next hurricane season, avian flu, plastic bottles, your cell phone, etc. That’s what we are overdosed with these … Continue reading

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Anality (Repeat)

It’s true. I confess that I am anal retentive, not so bad as Jack Nickelson in “As Good As It Gets,” but anal enough, just the same. I have taken enough psychology classes to recognize the symptoms. I think I … Continue reading

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$5.00 off

Recently, I had several appointments I had to take care of plus I had a grocery store emergency – no food in the house. I had scheduled my air conditioner maintenance, something that is done routinely every six months. I … Continue reading

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The Donut Tree

The pastor of my church told a story of her childhood to make a point. I’ve forgotten the point, but I remember the delightful story. It was a story of naiveté and trust. When she was a young child, her … Continue reading

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Cell, No (repeat)

We are living in an age where the cell phone, especially for younger people, is an extension of their body. Fortunately, I was raised in an era when the telephone was almost human and a member of the community was the … Continue reading

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