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Life is funny, part 374

We’re wandering around the Desert Botanical Garden. A pleasant day in May in that Summer is Just Around the Corner kind of way. The cactus are blooming, the baby quail are scurrying, the butterflies are flittering. A good day. We … Continue reading

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life with a cat

one minute, you’re kinda down. the world isn’t fair. life sucks.  and then, the cat jumps in your lap, curls up contentedly and goes to sleep.  and just like that, everything changes.  you’re kinda down. the world isn’t fair. life … Continue reading

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things i wish i had said, part 67

’Cause we all know how life works, right? You’re born. You make up a bunch of goals and plans. You don’t do any of ’em. A bunch of stuff you didn’t think of comes along and makes you into something … Continue reading

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life is funny, part 372

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” I run past him almost … Continue reading

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life is funny, part 371

I got a thing or two to say Before I walk on by I’m feeling good today But if die a little farther along I’m trusting everyone to carry on — the prophet jackson browne — I’ve been on this … Continue reading

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once upon a friendship

Bad days: — In the second grade, I ran away from school because I hadn’t done my homework. I hid in the alley all afternoon while plotting a scheme that would keep me from having to return. — On my … Continue reading

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the thanksgiving guest who never left

Mo made Thanksgiving dinner last year. I think it was in November, although I never wrote the date down. We have a short agenda when it comes to Thanksgiving. Turkey, dressing/and or potatoes, cranberry sauce that we usually forget, corn, … Continue reading

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