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Standing up for Aunt Netty

The food police are after me. Eat more kale. Desist the consuming of red meat. No more bacon, ham, or sausage. Hostess is out, gluten free is in. Help! Like Gandalf standing in front of the deli counter with staff … Continue reading

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My kind of Spa Day

My fifties have been a roll out of brand new physicians. And it has just dawned on me that I should attempt to make all of my appointments in one day. I will call this my Spa Day. I won’t … Continue reading

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chron·ic (of a problem) long-lasting and difficult to eradicate

Chronically late. That’s not me. Acutely early sounds more like it. In grade school, the one time I was late I was so late that everyone had gone inside by the time I reached the schoolyard. I thought it was … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season

You know that annual Christmas letter you get from Aunty Sue, or best friend Betty-Marie? Yeah, well, this isn’t that. Most Christmas letters make me feel worse about my life choices. I am only slightly sure this isn’t the intention … Continue reading

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My Blue Toilet

Simile: I am like my blue toilet; Out of date and easy to replace. Metaphor: I am my blue toilet, still running after all these years. My function exceeds my outer beauty. I struggle to remain relevant when all seems … Continue reading

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