Category Archives: Just Thoughts

Too Much Cats?

Hubby and I are building a small cabin on a small lake in northern Minnesota. We plan to have lots of lazy summer days up there, someday. “We” (Hubby) are doing most of the work, so it will be awhile … Continue reading

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No Time Like the Present

I stopped blogging awhile back. It was before a jetliner flew over the Indian Ocean and was never found. It was before a bored and thoughtless reality TV Star began running for US President again. It was before my beloved orange … Continue reading

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Give Gwyneth Paltrow a Break

Gwyneth Paltrow recently took the FoodBankNYC Challenge to raise awareness about hunger. This means she will do her best to stick to the items she can buy with $29, a “food stamp budget,” for one week. Late last week, Paltrow posted … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Poem

On Thanksgiving, I visited my in-laws’ home with Hubby. I wore makeup, blue jeans and a sweater, I drove the car part of the way, I didn’t have to cover my head, and several of the MEN in the family served … Continue reading

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A Springtime (?) Poem

Today was only about our third warm day in Minnesota for the season, so I took advantage of it by doing some spring cleaning out in the garden. Mostly I raked out old leaves that blew in last fall and … Continue reading

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Thank you, Tony Hoagland

“There Is No Word” by Tony Hoagland There isn’t a word for walking out of the grocery store with a gallon jug of milk in a plastic sack that should have been bagged in double layers —so that before you … Continue reading

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Friday Night, Sad (Shame on You, Lucky Brand)

Just about to shut down my computer tonight, I found myself looking at an ad for “dresses you can wear on Valentine’s Day and beyond” on some stupid website. Stupid, or shall we say tragic? Because this particular dress is … Continue reading

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