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Tex-Mex In Any Other State…

I wasn’t born in Texas. We moved here when I was in the first grade. I wouldn’t so much as taste any kind of Mexican food until about ten years later. However, I’ve been making up for lost time (and … Continue reading

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Fun in Washington

A week ago I was in Washington (the state), visiting my son’s family. Okay, I was visiting my two adorable grandchildren, but I love their parents too. While Daddy was at work, the rest of us visited the playground… … … Continue reading

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Thou Shalt Not Kale

I’d heard of kale for years. Despite its forbidding appearance, it was supposed to be super nutritious. In fact, some people sort of act like it’s The Only Healthy Food In The World. But try it for myself? Naaaah, you … Continue reading

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* Seatmate of the Year

* Full disclosure: I omitted the word “Worst” here. Last time I told you about attending our son Eric’s Change of Command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Olympia, Washington. I mentioned we barely got there on time because the … Continue reading

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Change of Command

Where was I last week? I’m glad you asked… Our older son, Eric, has served in the US Army for over six years. Last month he called to let us know he would soon be receiving his first command assignment, … Continue reading

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Shattered!

Hi, friends! I’ve been away from the blog for a couple of weeks, getting my mom moved and settled in her new apartment. But now I’m ready to return to my regularly scheduled musings…. See that? It’s our favorite vacation … Continue reading

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Daze of Christmas

“Did you have a good Christmas?” People ask me in all innocence, then back slowly away as they see my eyes glaze. So our holiday was no Norman Rockwell print. At least I have recovered sufficiently to talk about it … Continue reading

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