Category Archives: Life (in general)

Mother-less on Mother’s Day

Virginia is Mother-less on Mother’s Day for the second time (which doesn’t make it any easier.)  Sharing with you a post from last year… After a spate of rainy days it was great to be outside today absorbing sorely missed … Continue reading

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The Utility of Futility

“All men know the utility of useful things; but they do not know the utility of futility.” Chaung-Tzu Ever have one of those days? A few weeks ago, I had one. Early one morning when my brother took me across … Continue reading

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celebratory vibes vs. whiny vibes…

The post I’ve been working on the last two days still has whiny vibes, so here’s a flower pic sent yesterday to my sis on her birthday. Celebratory vibes vs. whiny vibes? Celebratory vibes win: Easter is only one week … Continue reading

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that love ‘thang

Once again, it’s Valentine’s Day. In stores, emails, tweets – it’s all LOVE, LOVE, LOVE.  Mushy sentiment to the masses. Sweethearts and sweet tarts (do they still make those little heart-shaped ones?) The thing is, maybe there’s no sweetheart in … Continue reading

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Food for Thought

Yesterday morning when I told my brother that home-made mashed potatoes were on our dinner menu, I added, “Shere (our big sis) makes the best mashed potatoes. My mashed potatoes are never as good as hers.” Dwight immediately quipped, “Practice … Continue reading

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THE DAY AFTER THE DAY AFTER

Virginia, your humble blogger, is still a bit bleary eyed after staying up late to watch the election results and dashing out early to make an 8:00AM appointment across town. She didn’t plan to stay up into the wee hours … Continue reading

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CIVILITY, PLEASE!!!

What happened to civility in our political discourse? On Sunday a spiffy Cadillac pulled up next to me at a stoplight.  As a tinted window buzzed down, I thought, “what have I done wrong?” But the well-heeled lady waved and … Continue reading

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