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The Blessing

The Blessing

  I began watching a show that was made in Turkey.  When they started talking in Turkish, I thought to myself, “Great.  Subtitles.”  But after the first episode I was hooked.  In the series, the people are always giving blessings or asking to be blessed.  This pricked...

Weeds in My Life

Weeds in My Life

WEEDS!  I hate pulling weeds! My parents and I live at the same address where they have their side and I mine.  My mom manages the front yard and her side of the house while I’m supposed to take care of my side.  I do mow the lawn weekly while Mom manages the...

Quick to Listen and Slow to Speak

Quick to Listen and Slow to Speak

My black lab  is the best dog I have ever had. She has been with me for about twelve years.  My four-legged hound showed up at the house lost and scared one day, most likely someone had discarded her on the side of the road. My son and I named her Samantha but we...

What Kind of a Life Would It Be If I Could Not Laugh at Myself!

What Kind of a Life Would It Be If I Could Not Laugh at Myself!

As a home health nurse, I see patients not only in their homes but in assisted living facilities too. The other day I walked into a facility to see a patient.  I obediently put on my mask and face shield.  When I approached the front desk, my forehead was scanned to...

Mending Fences

Mending Fences

Meet Yum Yum and Friar Tuck.  We recently received these two black angus cows to raise and feed off our grass fields. One day I noticed that the cows were not in their allotted field.  I went out to investigate and found several parts of the fencing ripped out or torn...

I Am Waiting for Normal

I Am Waiting for Normal

Ponderingis something I have little time for of lately, but when I do, I think about what it will be like when we finally kick this nasty virus in the butt. Spring has sprung and soon summer will be upon us.  Backyard barbeques, outdoor parties, girl’s night out,...

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