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One of the things I do frequently is help people learn to use their new and terrifying iPad. This scary device is often given to older adults as a way to stay in touch with family. The other day I … Continue reading
When I was a kid I never had bookmarks. I would tear bits of paper from the newspaper or shred a paper napkin to use as a bookmark. Now I collect bookmarks. I have some beautiful ones. Some I love … Continue reading
If you judged her life based on her social media presence, you would think it was all cotton candy and joy. The reality is different from the online persona. She’s not alone in this. We all do it. The trick … Continue reading
Instead of barbecue sauce, she cooked her ribs with slices of bacon laid atop each rib. She didn’t think it was that creative or unusual, but when her guests bit into the ribs, they all exclaimed at length about what … Continue reading
The magazines near the grocery store checkout were talking about winter wardrobes. It made me smile. Who can afford two wardrobes? My winter wardrobe is just like my summer wardrobe, but piled on deeper in several layers. I did find … Continue reading
I miss you, Your wit, Your intelligence. I miss you, Your pain, Your vulnerability. I miss you, Your warmth, Your acceptance. I miss you, dear friend. Please leave a comment with your first 50 words on the topic “I miss … Continue reading
What do you need in a best friend? The biggest thing is that they don’t judge. They accept you for whatever you are. If you’re fun that day, they love you. If you’re cranky that day, they love you. A … Continue reading
What are the things you’d love? Something simple – a pain free day, perhaps. Something complicated – an end to fighting? Something inspiring – an education for all girls. How about a nice Thanksgiving with friends and family? I’d love … Continue reading
Vasquez watched from behind the two-way window as Betts questioned the suspect. She caught the exact moment Betts cracked through her lies. The suspect explained herself with, “I knew he was with my sister. I called him and he said … Continue reading