Close up Hands Tea x

Sit a bit and hear some observational stories I’ve been steeping.

Short Film – LONG Story

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“Mom, is that true?”

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Make Hey! — while the sun shines. Even a little.

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Journal

Wait! Wait! Wait!!

27

2015

“Everything comes too late for those who only wait” said Elbert Hubbard.  Elbert and I could have been friends, had I been around back in the late 1800’s.  A terribly sad fact about Elbert, was that he and his wife died aboard the Lusitania after it was hit by a torpedo and sunk by the Germans, but even in the last moments – character was revealed of the highest nature, which I greatly admire.  The Hubbards knew when they boarded the […]

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Story Road

19

2015

Above all else, telling stories is what I like to do best. When I was a kid, the stories I told totally bent the truth more than I should have, because I wanted to be liked and the life I was living and the people I was living with weren’t very likeable.  To be honest (something I came to fiercely embrace before I was old enough to vote, thank goodness), if I’d told the truth between the ages of, well… […]

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The March of the Holidays

05

2015

Did you know (those are three of my favorite words, BTW) – that St. Patrick’s Day is not the only holiday in March?  Oh, no.  There’s lots of other stuff being celebrated in March and after reading through the entire list, it does make one wonder if bright green adult beverages were involved in the making of some of the more obscure days of observation.   Ever since I was a little girl, I was fascinated by the other holidays […]

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But, I don’t hate YOU…

26

2015

There is a soft pink emotional underbelly to me that I don’t usually show to complete strangers.  However, it has been seen on more than one occasion by those who know me.  My family has seen it.  My colleagues have seen it.  Folks who have stood still long enough to chat about my children, relationships or autism have seen it — but, not complete and total strangers, as a rule.  Strangers come and go so quickly that there isn’t much […]

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Math-o-Matic

19

2015

Numbers intimidate me. I have never much liked them.  Ever since my father tried to teach me fractions, time and money — all in the same week, numbers became terribly suspicious to me.  For the most part, I managed to stick with most of the concepts presented about cash, as it was drilled over and over into my wee soft head that 25 cents made a quarter.  Pfft!  THIS was easy math: Money made sense/cents to me.  It wasn’t until […]

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The wedding of a lifetime – at 50.

12

2015

  So… THIS happened: http://blog.randrphotography.com/2015/01/29/the-victorian-in-santa-monica-is-the-perfect-venue-for-the-perfect-match-as-tresa-keith-wed/

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Permission to read, please.

05

2015

I used to read all the time.  It was my comfort, my respite, my escape.  But, I also got in a lot of trouble for reading. When I was young, I’d hide a book under the dinner table and I got smacked for it, more than once. For reasons I didn’t quite understand, I was told it was considered disrespectful to the other people at the table.  The people who argued with one another and mostly ignored me or said […]

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