Category Archives: Changes

Retrospect

We leave a trail behind us as we go along. Some trails are fairly straight, point A to point B. Others meander, go in circles or take sharp turns. The crumbs left behind may be perceived as stale bread by … Continue reading

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Think It, Live It

A group of 30 or so high school kids came across my path today. Inside my fifty year old body is a girl about that age. She is shy and insecure, but has learned to compensate with self-deprecating jokes and … Continue reading

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High Flying

Naturally, since I now work in the aircraft / flying business, it was a job requirement to go for a ride. With barely restrained trepidation, I climb into the small 1946 Piper PA12 Super Cruiser, strap myself in and clutch … Continue reading

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Synchronicity

It is an amazing feeling when something happens that is completely unexpected, yet undeniably right. I have been job hunting. Out of work for nearly a year, I took some time to relax and enjoy my home and my husband. … Continue reading

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Valentine Love

I didn’t choose my family. I am bound with them through genes and shared experiences. Some people don’t share for long. Others share for a lifetime. Common life experiences read as separate and distinct stories over time. Some siblings are … Continue reading

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Addictions

I can’t look away from the television. It seems no matter what crap is being displayed; infomercials about work out equipment and the latest diabetes drugs, sappy predictable Hallmark movies or hunting shows highlighted with¬†camouflaged¬†country stars whispering their excitement. If … Continue reading

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Moving

In the midst of packing up our house in Ohio, I took a bicycle out of the garage and headed to the candy store in town. My mom let me ride to town by myself as long as I let … Continue reading

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Topper

My pony, Topper, was the equivalent of a extra short, dark hair and skinned, broad shouldered Italian man, who liked his coffee strong and black and switched to blood red wine in the evening. He swore like a sailor and … Continue reading

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Madrigals

I had an unusual upbringing. Amidst the daily chores of farm life, we sang madrigals. Watering the goats and horses was a much despised task. The buckets alone weighed as much as one of my legs if severed above the … Continue reading

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Unwanted Guests

Unwanted Guests Izzy could be the most beautiful cat in the world. She is small and lean, with stripes and dots all shades of brown and gray and snowy white. She smiles lovingly and is likely to jump up on … Continue reading

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