Category Archives: mountains

Turtle News And A Minor Annoyance

Last night as I was heading to Lil Dude’s full-spectrum light/lamp to turn it off, there was a brilliant flash and then darkness.  It scared the turtle.  It really scared me.  I moved Lil Dude out from under the lamp … Continue reading

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I Tell Ya…SOME Stories……

By this I mean:  Some stories will not let themselves be told except in a certain medium.  Usually my stories come out by typing steadily, sometimes doggedly at the keyboard.  Some stories, however, will not let themselves be told except … Continue reading

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Gained Life Experience Points! Level up!

  An even happened last Sunday, September 22, that has had me processing and re-processing certain things about myself.  As you may have guessed, I have been really looking at the things I don’t like about myself.  I actually made … Continue reading

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Not Forgotten

Hello Dear Readers, It has been a while hasn’t it?  I am sorry for the silence.  There has been a pretty good bout of pain because of the arthritis and there has also been a death in my family.  My … Continue reading

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It’s the Simple Pleasures Really

I introduced Willie Fu to something wonderful today:  Peanut butter & cracker sandwiches. Today was one of those “nibbling” days where I did not want anything particularly heavy for lunch.  I really just wanted something simple, good, filling, and not … Continue reading

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With Windows and Doors Open

  Getting used to all of the changes in my world, i.e. moving from house to the apartment, having a serious arthritis flair and a new puppy has made settling in for summer rather surreal.  I am not used to … Continue reading

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Having Willie around had begun to pay off as far as movement is concerned:  I am really moving A LOT!  The movement is more than I have had to do in a very long time, so there are some days … Continue reading

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A Story of Emily Post, Part XIX

  Everything stopped. Time ceased to exist. Emily didn’t dare breathe in case she interrupts the pause. Three strangers were turned to her; their faces were expectant.   Her life had been normal once – hadn’t it? She got up … Continue reading

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A Story of Emily Post, Part VII

Vincenzo Shields glanced from Azz to Emily and back again.  Shields cleared his throat to get their attention.  Azz broke eye contact reluctantly.  He had been enjoying Emily’s discomfort.  Azz wanted her to see, feel what was going on deep … Continue reading

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A Story of Emily Post, Part VI

Part VI Vincenzo Shields was taller than Detective Spells by several inches.  His shoulders were broad and the outline of a perfect physique could be glimpsed beneath the clingy fall sweater in greater detail.  It was white and played nicely … Continue reading

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