Monthly Archives: June 2013

The First Day of the Rest of My Life

My daughter’s dog is back.  He came out with me this morning as I admired the roses.   But let me not dwell on the dog because it is taking all I have not to get upset about this. I … Continue reading

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Eight More Hours

Two “love” roses, in a czech vase, on an antique napkin.  My old lace tablecloth is looking pretty shabby these days. I am heading out of here for my last day at that place.  I had no idea the last … Continue reading

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Where’s the Magnanimity?

the quality of being magnanimous : loftiness of spirit enabling one to bear trouble calmly, to disdain meanness and pettiness, and to display a noble generosity. I would have thought that I could spend the last few days on this … Continue reading

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Three More Days

Yesterday morning my daughter surprised me by taking a few pictures of me out with my roses.  I love the photo of me taking a photo of a rose. And this is the photo I was taking.  I can’t believe … Continue reading

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Talk, Talk, Talking

The photo is from a mountain hike on Sunday morning with one of my dear friends.  I have a cropped version of it somewhere so that you can see the wonderful red rock formations more closely, with that fabulous yucca … Continue reading

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My God’s Will Career

Last week I asked one of my co-workers to indulge me as I took five minutes of her time to tell her the story of how I got into the field of medical records.  I hadn’t realized it has a … Continue reading

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Dream v. Reality

Yesterday while walking to the Credit Union from my office, I got lost.  I walked a block too far, and then kept going south instead of north.  I was on the phone and far to preoccupied!  BUT!  I passed this … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Health, Roses, Sobriety | 14 Comments

En Fuego

This state is literally on fire.  The heat is unrelenting, with nary a drop of rain in sight.  There are so many wild fires across the state, I couldn’t tell you off the top of my head how many there … Continue reading

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In the heat of June

I’m grateful for: birds singing outside a cool early-morning breeze too many roses to count in my garden new RTD buses – they are so nice! people who write books a daughter who still wants me to go shopping with … Continue reading

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Meddling in the Affairs of Dragons

This morning my suburban street is quiet as I go about watering my lawn and looking at my roses.  Yesterday it was not quiet. While working at home in the afternoon, a thunderstorm blew through.  The lightening kept getting closer … Continue reading

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