Category Archives: I Remember When… (my OWN stories)

Memories and vignettes, true stories old or recent.

Tuscany on Two Wheels

Last time, I promised to tell you all about our Ciclismo Classico bicycle tour in Italy, besides just the amazing food and guides and lodging and cappuccinos. Here’s the bike garage at Il Mollinello, our guide Sandro’s home / B&B … Continue reading

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Time Traveling

Greetings, friends! So, our big adventure this fall was our first-ever trip to Europe. Call us ambitious, but we’d booked an 8-day bicycle tour for the first week of October… then our older son got stationed in Germany and moved … Continue reading

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Grandparenting: Not for the Faint of Heart

Greetings! We’ve just had a wonderful, whirlwind visit from our son and his family. I’m catching up on sleep and may be lucid enough to write a blog entry… The littles were great fun. The older two entertained us in … Continue reading

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Hittin’ the Brakes

How are you at time management? Maybe you can multi-task, but apparently, I can’t. Case in point: blogging twice a week is keeping me from writing my humor series. Also I’m organizing my interview transcripts, preparing to plunge into writing … Continue reading

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Pandora FAIL

How do you fail at Pandora? To be clear, I’m talking about the online-radio app, not the charm bracelets. Technically, it’s just an app, not an appliance… but I shouldn’t have been surprised. Sunday evening, we had our Liberian friends … Continue reading

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Learn to Relax!

Last week, I went to my first-ever yoga class. Some friends I’ve consulted recommend yoga to correct my posture and ease my chronic knotted-up shoulder, so I thought I’d give it a try. It went better than you might think, … Continue reading

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Fajita Magic

Y’all, I’ve accidentally invented the best entree ever. It all started when Brent and I planned a dinner party for ten friends. What to serve? “Fajitas,” I declared. “You just grill some meat and veggies, and everyone piles whatever they … Continue reading

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