Category Archives: HEALTH


  Not just any old bacterial infection. Not this season’s bout of springtime sniffles. Not even a whopping case of influenza. It was a monster of a malady that blasted in and brought me down these past few weeks. I … Continue reading

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  Yikes!  My faded, Costco, comfort, Gloria Vanderbilt jeans are cutting into my mid section.  Tight.  And I don’t think it can be  attributed to the new Cuddle Puff under-things for they are huggy and teensy and, if anything, hold … Continue reading

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  When  I first contemplated the bounty of compost now accumulating on the lawn, I was thrilled.  No more raiding neighboring yards for debris to add to my plastic rotating device that gobbled up the table scraps.  But like Mickey … Continue reading

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I’m feeling patriotic today.  And I’m not talking about animal doctors.  It’s about the quality of life and what is commonly referred to here as “Minnesota Nice”.  It’s simply a way of being.  It must be built into the genetic … Continue reading

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Thank you for all the good wishes that came our way this week.   I marveled on that as I sat for the three plus hours in the lovely waiting Pavilion at the Community Hospital of the Montery Penninsula, waiting for … Continue reading

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to be continued…

We’re off to Carmel today for Robert to have his “procedure” at Chomp. We accept all wishes.

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THE ANGEL TREE Because I’m so focused on my garden, children and friends often give me garden ornaments for gifts. I can’t actually recall just why I did this, but I took an angel who seemed to blend the perfect … Continue reading

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A WRINKLE IN TIME * This past weekend began with the best of family gatherings in Carmel as planned, and continued the next day with another family gathering of a different sort, but also good because it was family. Here … Continue reading

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