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Soft Smiles and Smart Phones

A few weeks ago, I finally broke down and bought a smart phone. Like every other non-techie, I bitched and moaned for years about the dehumanization of the world. The only people who paid any attention to my griping were … Continue reading

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Publisher/Author Love Affair

The love affair between small press publisher and author often begins with emotional fireworks and an emotion that sure-as-shootin’ feels like true love.  The author is ecstatic that their work is appreciated.  “They like me!  They really like me!” The … Continue reading

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Old Lady Ruminations

I have recently been taken to task for referring to myself as an old woman.  It’s time to define terms.  By old lady I mean I have come to a time in my life when I know the following: ·         … Continue reading

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Resolution, Smesolution

How’s that New Year’s resolution coming?  Me?  I’ve lost two pounds.  Or, you know, it’s possible that what with my eyes not fully recovered from cataract surgery, I may have fiddled incorrectly with that little knob that sets the scale … Continue reading

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Heated Butts, an Elmer Fudd Hat, and Love

Last week was Jack and my twenty-first anniversary.  Jack bought himself an Audi convertible.  He bought me flowers.  And candy.  We’ve been a one car family for all but a couple of our twenty-five years together.  That’s because Jack retired … Continue reading

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Blurred and Interesting Times

I had cataract surgeries in December.  My eyesight is still bleary.  For the first time in my life my near-vision is foggy and sketchy.  Words on a computer screen or in a book swim and fade.  Words are my addiction.  … Continue reading

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Science? Or Magic?

“I’m going to make a small incision–” The surgeon held her thumb and forefinger up to show me a distance of about four miles. “IN YOUR EYE and then–” The happy smiling woman kept moving her mouth, painting images in … Continue reading

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