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Make Your Own News

The election was a little bit like hearing your friend got run over by a truck. There was   no diagnosis and long soft slide into illness. One minute you were planning a vacation together…

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Feelings Without Words

I love anniversaries. Sort of like the beginning of a new year they give us permission to look around, count up and take stock. John and I have been together twenty seven years. This year I…

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Pippi

Pippi   Oh Pippi. Twenty pounds of curly grizzled silver fur. She had the soulful eyes of a a monkey and in fact Monkey along with Pippo was one of her many sweet nicknames. She was…

October 24th

Twenty-four years ago the leaves were just turning orange and red all over the Midwest. The Cardinals were in the sixth game of the World Series and I was 25 years old and flirting with…

Happy Easter

Mud season has just about gone by. We are now deep into the season of cleaning up, patching and putting away. The church tag sale happens every year on the last weekend of April when…

Saint Oscar

Oscar is the most utterly open and loving creature I have ever met. He looks for the best in everyone he meets and always finds something. Recently Violet, a beautiful baby Bernese Mountain Dog, has…

February 14th

I always feel a little bit sad for the people who spend a run of days in February saying how Valentine’s Day is a made up holiday. These are the same people who call Mother’s…