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The Christmas Tree

I have a confession to make. I haven’t put up the Christmas tree in a decade.  Partly it was laziness, but partly it was not being in a Christmas mood.  I separated just before Christmas and I let everyone know … Continue reading

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Vacation Decided

My next vacation is decided. I had had several contenders for the trip (Laos, Sri Lanka, Chile, Peru and Colombia) and after much indecision and repetitive research, I have decided to visit Colombia on my next vacation. The usual culprits … Continue reading

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Beating Last Year’s Numbers

At the beginning of the year, I hoped that I would double the number of views I had from the past year. I had done that in both 2016 and 2017–though I failed to do so in 2018–I thought it … Continue reading

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Enjoying Morning

My morning was ruined by my commute to work. The bus was late and incredibly slooooooooooow.  I am so embarrassed to tell you how long it took me to get to work that I refuse to write it down here.  … Continue reading

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Shaking Things Up

I wish I could write a blog that sums up the weekend so precisely that no other weekend summary would even come close.   Saturday started out nicely with conversations, food, and even a bit of grocery shopping.  Sadly, both … Continue reading

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Pair Looks

I don’t know whether it is coincidence, or fate, or that I just happened to see the connections that at other times I am completely oblivious to, but on Friday, I completely saw the connection. Earlier in the day, my … Continue reading

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The Sandwich Report

Obviously, Today’s Perfect Moment was my turkey sandwich lovingly made from the leftovers of Thanksgiving. It was so delicious that I am going to have to make some more American friends so I can have Turkey in November with which … Continue reading

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What Blogging Can Do For Someone

A few weeks back, I helped my friend and co-worker bring his blog over to WP. I was hoping that his form of ranting would find a more willing to engage audience than he had on the other platform.  I … Continue reading

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Summer in October

When I heard the news on the radio confirming what was being whispered around my office the previous day, I was pretty certain I knew what Today’s Perfect Moment was going to be. Various people had been talking about it … Continue reading

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A Slump

  I’m in a bit of a writing slump. I know there are Perfect Moments happening all around me, but when it comes time to record them, they seem to disappear.  Today, I distinctly remember thinking that something should be … Continue reading

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