Category Archives: Reminiscing

Today is the Winter Solstice.

It was warm inside. Dad was making popcorn and listening to the ball game on the radio. We didn't have a TV then. TV's in my childhood were intermittent. And right now we didn't have one. So Dad was listening … Continue reading

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My eco friendly house

When I was younger, I liked to draw houses, the insides, the outsides, the yards, -- you get the idea. I don't do that so much anymore, but I probably would like to. In my previous post I mentioned I … Continue reading

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Young and Beautiful

This is a pictures of my grandma when she was young and beautiful. She was 20 years old. But that is not how I knew her. I remember her face soft with wrinkles, quick to smile and eyes that twinkled … Continue reading

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Disturbing the Universe

Have you ever learned something disturbing from your dreams? When I worked on the yearbook I woke up one morning realizing I had a crush on the editor. It suddenly explained a lot of things. I now understood why I … Continue reading

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Death Be Not A Stranger

When my grandmother Parks died in 1988 I was nine. She had breast cancer, but I didn't find that out until my Mom died and it was mentioned as we developed a life story for my Mom's funeral program. We … Continue reading

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Emotions Link Memory

I read in a textbook once that events connected to emtions are easier to remember. I was surprised to read that until I started reflecting on it. All these years, and a hot spot of memory when I let my … Continue reading

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Reading the Writing on the Wall

Cursive Writing Rapidly Becoming Passe , and article on MSNBC delves into the subject of diminishing use of cursive writing and what effect this might have. Dan the Theologian first tipped me off to the article. It started me thinking … Continue reading

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The Mysteries of Udolpho

I came across this webpage while surfing the other day: http://www.shibumi.org/eoti.htm It said: "The End of the Internet Congratulations! This is the last page. Thank you for visiting the End of the Internet. There are no more links. You must … Continue reading

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Campus Comfort

I thought the biggest event in 2004 for me would would be my wedding May 30. It was overshadowed by my mother’s funeral, April 27. She died in a car accident April 23. I think about her a lot. Saying … Continue reading

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school

I got up way too early this morning. Filo walked on me and woke me up and then I couldn't get back to sleep. That was at 4:30am. This post is in Tribute to Tamara, who has recently been contemplating … Continue reading

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