Category Archives: musings

Happy Thanksgiving

I remember being a little girl and watching my mom go nuts in the kitchen with the turkey, stuffing and sides.  She would shoo me from the kitchen because my only job was to open the can of jellied cranberry … Continue reading

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That road to somewhere called life…

Sometimes you don’t know where here is until you are there.  They say it’s all about the journey.  As long as you’re still moving it’s all good.  I could add some more pithy sayings but I think you know where … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

Veterans Day is an official United States federal holiday that is observed annually on November 11, honoring people who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, also known as veterans. It coincides with other holidays including Armistice Day and Remembrance … Continue reading

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Dia de Muertos

In spite of what it may have evolved into since it’s beginnings, at the heart of the matter, Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) is about remembering, honoring, visiting, and thanking ones ancestors.  The ancestors are not scary or … Continue reading

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Encroaching Suburbia

I don’t know what it is exactly that I love about old barns considering I am a card carrying member of the city girl club.  Perhaps it’s because they somehow harken back to earlier or simpler times  and I’m sure … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

I’m taking a slight departure from my usual posts to remember someone who left this plane of existence five years ago today.  As some of you may (or may not) know, my mother suffered from Alzheimer’s Disease the last 15 … Continue reading

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Photographer Down :(

Well…I didn’t win the big prizes in the photo contest but I am still happy I was chosen to be in the gallery show.  On a different topic, meaning the reason for the title of this post, yours truly is … Continue reading

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Leaving your mark…

As human beings we all wish to in some form or fashion leave a record of our having been here.  That has been accomplished by cave drawings, cairns, various works of art from statues to photographs (notice how I slipped … Continue reading

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Monochrome Monday – Searching for Obi-Wan

Do you ever feel sometimes that you are wandering in the desert looking for that certain something or someone? I had a few things occur recently that made me feel like I had been bumped from the path that was … Continue reading

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About Ferguson

I will not get into the debate about anything legal pertaining to Ferguson or to cast any blame and I kindly ask that if you leave any comments here that you refrain from doing the same (any inflammatory or disrespectful … Continue reading

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