Monthly Archives: December 2018

Here We Go Again

Can you believe that 2018 is all but gone? I had my 80th birthday in March. MiraLax became an item I searched for when I ordered my over-the-counter medicines from my health care provider: Humana. Downtown Auto, the auto repair … Continue reading

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Hard Words

As a retired English teacher, I must be careful in my writings as it is assumed that a teacher never makes a “word” mistake–word choice or word spelling. I would say that I am probably a pretty good speller, having … Continue reading

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Traditions

When I think of tradition, I think of “Fiddler on the Roof” where the main character guides his family through the Jewish traditions that have lasted for generations. Now in the 21st century we celebrate many traditions such as observing … Continue reading

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Florida Dreams

I remember dreaming of a Florida Christmas. At the time, I was sixteen years old and living in Clinton, South Carolina. The nearest thing to my being in Florida was that I had gone to Florida Street Elementary School. In … Continue reading

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Weather, or Not

I am a weather nut. I should have studied to be a meteorologist as I am fascinated with weather, weather patterns, global warming. Mainly, though I enjoy just keeping up with the local weather, especially when it’s not just the … Continue reading

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Filling in the Gaps (repeat)

One of the most used words in a social context is the word “sincere.” We have traditionally used it as a complimentary close in personal and business letters. It’s meaning is clear. The use of the word means that you … Continue reading

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Growing Things

I have always been fascinated with “growing things”–tomatoes, cucumbers, fruit. I learned how to cultivate tomatoes from my dad who grew awesome tomatoes and huge tomato plants, as succulent as any tomatoes I have ever eaten. From tomatoes, I graduated … Continue reading

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