Category Archives: Life and Times

Tidbits of about living here and now and maybe a little about ‘back in the day’.

Suds

A couple months ago the dishwasher said farewell in a noisy, pump failure kind of way. I have no idea how old it is – it is a Kenmore so it really could be close to twenty years old. It … Continue reading

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The Natural World – Yes Please!

Daily Prompt:  Describe your first memorable experience exploring and spending time in nature. Were you in awe? Or were you not impressed? Would you rather spend time in the forest or the city?  My first real memory of being in … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: No Longer a Mere Mortal

I love that this Daily Prompt is also my return to this blog. How lofty to think one would be deserving enough to be immortal.  A do over? Mulligan? Where to begin?!  On one hand, doesn’t a person need all the … Continue reading

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No risk, no reward.

Daily Prompt: What are you more comfortable with — routine and planning, or laissez-faire spontaneity? Oh, and this topic on a Friday!  Bonus. Googled: Spontaneity.  Result from Merriam-Webster online:  1: the quality or state of being spontaneous 2: voluntary or undetermined action … Continue reading

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A week in review…sort of

I’ve been looking at the Daily Prompts over the last week or so.  Each one has inspired me.  However, I have not been able to put more than ten words down without it becoming a jumble of nonsense.  Complete lack … Continue reading

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What is normal? Daily Prompt response…

Many of us think of our lives as boringly normal, while others live the high life. Take a step back, and take a look at your life as an outsider might. Now, tell us at least six unique, exciting, or … Continue reading

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Sunshine & Angry Hair

I had an Angry Hair run today.  Overall, the run was good, even if a bit…jagged.  It is a loop run that I have pounded out many times.  The beginning (and end) involves climbing then descending a pedestrian overpass to cross a … Continue reading

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Cupid’s Arrow

A writing challenge from The Daily Post.  My attempt at a little poetry!  xoxo Valentines visit once a year, Their absence – surely is to fear. How blessed am I today? For I have been given quite a display… Of … Continue reading

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A Super Rad Day

The Boy is a man of few words.  He does some crazy stuff though and I love it when he is happy and thrilled when he shares the adventure with me. Today he was out snowboarding and all the stories made … Continue reading

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It’s Tuesday! Whoa….

Where did the weekend go? I’m not sure what I did. I had some plans, things like house stuff, a dog walk, maybe a movie. The reality is far more uneventful. I built some shelves, bought a few groceries and … Continue reading

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