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Her Knight in Patinated Armor

(Two years ago, while going through a job loss, my husband did what he had to do to make ends meet, including substitute teaching and working for the census.  One day, as I watched him drive away in our little … Continue reading

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Living with Uncertainty

“Embrace Uncertainty,” the life coach said. “Embrace him?”  I questioned.  “Perhaps I could learn to live with him, but I cannot see myself embracing him.  He is so very unattractive.  I would rather have Certainty.” “Why are you so enamored of … Continue reading

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Sounds of Time *

Watching American Idol with his young friend, Mr. Sixty remarked, “This contestant never heard a Beatles song?  Unbelievable!” “Who?” “The Beatles, you know . . .  John, Paul, George and Ringo.” “Never heard of them.” “Why, I bet they never … Continue reading

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Just a Stone’s Throw from Elderly

NOTE:  Today’s post is a flashback to 2010 B.C.C.T.S. (Before Churchyard Chick Turned Sixty).  Tax Season reminded me of this story, and I wanted to share it with you just for the fun of it. “You have to do the … Continue reading

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Her Knight in Patinated Armor

A knight in shining armor.  Isn’t that the dream of every fairy-tale believer?  And why not?  Why shouldn’t that be the way the story plays out?  With a dragon-slaying, a kiss, and a happy Ever After? In all the little books, that’s … Continue reading

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Is This Tuesday?

I believe today is, in fact, the other “T” day, but if it were Tuesday, it would be senior discount day at Kroger.  Five percent off the bill.  But you have to ask. Ah . . . there’s the catch … Continue reading

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Sixty Sense Worth Please

She arrived this morning. Early. I heard her knocking at my door. The rapping was not frantic or urgent, but more like that of a friend who has dropped by to share exciting news. I confess that I had been … Continue reading

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