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“Have you been noticing what’s up in the garden?” “Huh?” “The daffodils, the peach tree, the pear trees! Have you noticed them?” “I guess not. Could you put a photo on Facebook for me so I could see it?” Please … Continue reading
Did you know that there is exactly one museum in the U.S. named in honor of a woman? Yeah. That. It’s the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico. A good reason to visit Santa Fe, if you happen … Continue reading
There is no National Holiday in the U.S. in honor of a woman. We need some. I suppose the person being honored should have passed away before they get the holiday named in their honor. That leaves out some women … Continue reading
This thing on the Internet – I saw it early this morning – it said please RT. I figured that meant please read tonight, so I’ve been waiting all day to read it. So, I finally read it just now … Continue reading
Much as his mother tried to make him one, Oscar was never the family’s golden boy. Instead of going to medical school, he bought a sailboat and moved to Belize. No, it was Martina who did everything right – the … Continue reading
I was in the right vicinity. I saw streets named General Nimitz, General Patton. I could not find General Bradley. The street signs were so hard to see, and some were obscured by leaves. I made a U-turn and started … Continue reading
He woke up humming that old song from Oklahoma. The one about how everything’s up to date in Kansas City because they have indoor plumbing and burlesque shows. Where did that come from, he wondered. His mind amazed him sometimes, … Continue reading
I subscribe to A Word A Day and often learn new words. Yesterday the word was chiral, a new word for me. Oddly, I remember when and where I was when I learned certain words as a child. I remember … Continue reading
All 3 of them stomped into her bedroom. She’d had 2 hours sleep. They dragged her out of bed, claiming urgent action was needed. She dressed and staggered downstairs, saying, “Gimmie caffeine and sugar – I’ll be ready.” A huge … Continue reading