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A Dandelion in a Hurricane

It’s true the older we get, the faster time seems to go.   It’s hard to believe that February 1st was the one year anniversary of our retirement and we’ve been living full time in the RV for almost nine months. … Continue reading

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On Poaching a Pooch

Don’t panic. I’m not creeping into a neighbors yard and snatching a Shih Tzu or climbing a fence for a Frenchie. I’m planning to steal a dog that already lives in my home. Daves dog Dallas, the border collie/golden retriever mix who … Continue reading

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Catching up- Fever Christmas, Not My Dog and 2018?

WordPress keeps reminding me that I haven’t written anything for over a month.  I feel a little like the absent student who needs to turn in a months worth of homework I haven’t done. We all have those less than … Continue reading

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Insomnia and Me- A Weedy Ramble

We moved to Nevada to escape the highs of New York state, namely taxes and snow.
We didn’t know when we moved that Nevada was high too. Continue reading

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Another tale of Frustrating Coostemer Serbits

The call started well enough. “Tank you for calling Cheese Bank Coostemer Serbits.” Ok, not really great but I knew who I was calling. Chase Bank. Whose customer service obviously isn’t in the heartland of America. I carefully explained what … Continue reading

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A Tidy Bundle of Grief and the Ermine Button

In June, just as we were starting our full-time RV life and journey across the country, my mother died. I wasn’t there. Because mom had been adamant that there be no formal funeral service, my sister and I  decided we’d … Continue reading

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Las Vegas- Tragedy Hits Close to Home

  A little after 10 pm on Sunday, October the 1st, the city of Las Vegas Nevada was added to the sorrowful list of locations where horrific mass shootings had taken place when a madman with automatic weapons opened fire on … Continue reading

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Becoming a Vegan

No, not VEE-gan.  I did not give up meat, dairy or other animal products. I like a good steak way too much. On Monday I officially became a Las VAY-gan when I went to the DMV, turned in my New York … Continue reading

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Love, Loyalty and Old Dogs

I was reminded recently of the meaning of the word loyalty.   The concept of being true to your friends or standing firm in your support for someone or something.   I’m not sure there is anything more important in … Continue reading

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A Motherless Child,a Long Way from Home.

My mother died today. It wasn’t unexpected and in reality, dementia had already taken who she was, but her heart kept beating.   She was 97 years old, and today her physical body finally released her spirit. I was not there. … Continue reading

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