Monthly Archives: October 2013

All Hallows Eve

It’s the day before All Saint’s Day.  All Hallows Eve.  Halloween. I used to look at it as a pagan holiday, but then I learned more.  About the tradition and the meaning.  It has deep Christian roots. Today I woke … Continue reading

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The passing of a life…

My friend’s father died last night.  She called and texted, but for some reason I had the sound off on my phone.  I’ve already texted this morning. I only ever met him after dementia destroyed his mind.  He was a … Continue reading

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Golden Leaves, Grey Hair

It seems there are more leaves than normal this year.  They are just beautiful, the look, the smell, the sounds.  This morning I stood outside talking with my neighbor, and the leaves were falling so heavily that we were both … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Faith, Friends, Gratitude, Health, History, Nature, Sobriety | 3 Comments

iHeadache v.11.1.2

It all started with the innocent download of iOS7.  It seems to have had a ripple effect to everything technological.  I can no longer synch my phone because I have the wrong version of iTunes.  But I cannot for the … Continue reading

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Time Marches On…

In an orientation I give at work, I tell new employees Never Refer to Patients on Social Media.  Ever!  I have each word capitalized on my powerpoint, and I say it – just like that.  With the “ever” attached at … Continue reading

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Desk Dinosaurs

The brown wind-up dinosaur was a gift for Boss’ Day.  The green one has been with me so long, I don’t remember where I got it.  They are now sharing a spot on top of my business card holder thing. … Continue reading

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Ezekiel Cereal on a Monday Morning

I had a lovely weekend altogether.  But I must tell you something that happened yesterday.  I just can’t help but think it is just the tiniest bit unfair. I drove to my home group meeting yesterday crying.  I was experiencing … Continue reading

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