Monthly Archives: March 2010

This is the year they bloom – Reflections on a garden

I have two lilac bushes on the south side of my house. I used to have three, but one of them suffered from some disease and died. I tore that one up by hand, breaking the deadwood quite easily. When … Continue reading

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Finding a new house

The media that gets my heart racing and makes me want to stop what I am doing comes in the form of an e-mail these days. No, this isn’t an e-mail from a new potential love interest or a blast … Continue reading

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Celebrating Grandma

When a family loses someone, the gap that is left behind cannot be filled. The life force that once was is no longer and there is no way around it. We all like to delude ourselves that death happens to … Continue reading

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Anything can happen

We are on the first leg of our flight heading from Tucson to Dallas, and when I look out the window, all I see are beautiful powder puff clouds with a bright line of orange on the horizon, a sign … Continue reading

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A little bit of this, a little bit of that

There is a fire burning in the fireplace to my left and the baristas are singing along with the playlist on the radio. When Aretha comes on, they really get going, and I even find myself singing quietly at my … Continue reading

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