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Navigate THIS!

About that trip to Missouri last week… My brother, David, and I drove to the town of Nevada from different directions. Next day, we agreed to each find our way north to Warsaw and meet at the Common Ground Cafe … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Diner

Last week, my brother and I met in Missouri to visit family and have our mother’s ashes interred alongside her parents’ graves. At least five generations of Mom’s people are buried there in her home town. Despite our somber errand, … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo in Three Time Zones

Last week — May 5, to be exact — I flew to the Seattle area for some weekend Grandma time. Here are a few notable things I remember from my trip.   The dyslexic vending machine at the airport: I inserted … Continue reading

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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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