Monthly Archives: August 2010

I can only think of six good qualities. Of course, I could think of six bad qualities, too.

I’m kind I’m kind to a fault sometimes but I believe in treating people the way I’d want to be treated. I don’t want to look back at my life and wish I had treated someone better. I want to … Continue reading

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My Earliest Memory

Mem’ries, Light the corners of my mind, Misty water-colored memories …. Childhood 10/365 I have this vague memory of a stuffed donkey on wheels riding toy I got for Christmas when I was three. In 1968, we had hardwood floors … Continue reading

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What I Believe (or Don’t) believe

From one extreme to another. Redondo Beach Jesus Man with Van I definitely wouldn’t call myself religious as the very word has negative connotations in my mind. When I think of the word “religious” brings to mind duty and obligation. … Continue reading

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What I’d Say to My 16-Year-Old Self … wear blinders!

Do better in school. Down We Go… Concentration, aggravation and kerplunk. When I was 16 I was dating my future husband, Dale. Let's just say he was pleasant distraction with unpleasant academic results. I graduated from college with a 3.0 … Continue reading

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What I’m Avoiding … a new skill I asked to learn.

More power to me. I am Here for the Learning Revolution Creating a budget item for the news/business briefs I write and photos attached to them. Our news budget keeps track of all the stories, briefs, photos, basically all print … Continue reading

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Hah! I Told You So, Didn’t I?

One winter night, Dec. 30, 2005, to be exact, a cold, Michigan-winter night. Our house was toasty warm thanks to the wood stove in the living room. My night-owl daughters, Amanda and Angie, were up watching TV and playing on … Continue reading

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Setting the Scene: Where I Live

My hometown Tree-Lined Street It is a town full of pride and ruled gently by a corporate giant. The lawns in this city are immaculate and its avenues lined with full blooming flowers or shade trees. Strict city laws are … Continue reading

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