Month: September 2017

Whose windshield are you washing?

I was driving, to play Pickle Ball, the other day. I was following a little red car that was following a black truck. All of a sudden this spray shot up from the truck, over the roof and onto the red car. It took me a second to realize the truck had put on its…
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Is peace possible?

Yesterday was the International Day of Peace. It got me thinking… is peace possible? It seems “we” talk about world peace often, even claim to strive for it, but how can “we” attain world peace (international peace) when we don’t even have national peace, and in many places, not even local peace, or in some…
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Nomadic Lifestyle

Being a military “brat” (child of someone in the service), I moved a lot. Marrying a corporate executive added to the multiple moves. I recently figured out that, in my brief 57 years, that I have moved 31 times, been in 39 states and 8 countries. I tend to call wherever I’m sleeping “home.” However,…
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Honesty in Crisis

My neighborhood recently experienced a damaging hail storm. Nothing like the devastation of Harvey (or possibly the effects of Irma), and thankfully no personal injuries; but almost every house had damage and many cars, if left outside, were also damaged. We definitely had things to be thankful for. However, the cost of repairs will be…
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I’m worn out

I’m too young to be this worn out! Now I know why we have our children when we are younger. The energy children have is exhausting. I substitute in elementary special education classes, and love it, but I get to rest and get my other work done when I get home. This weekend our youngest…
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