Monthly Archives: November 2021

EDGING TOO CLOSE TO TEMPTATION

Eleven p.m. – All quiet in the house. Everyone asleep except me. I took a nap this afternoon, so I’m trying to get some computer work done. I haven’t had any time in four days – at least very little. … Continue reading

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WHAT MAKES A BLACK FRIDAY?

Someone remarked that they needed a day between each day for resting up from the last day and to prepare for the next one. That is what today has been at my house. I got up late, but early enough … Continue reading

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING, BLOGGERS

I’m repeating a Thanksgiving blog from 2016. The following bloggers have been regular readers from five years ago. We were probably brought together by the Blogging University. A great experience to build community. Barbara at https://en.gravatar.com/ghostmmnc, Dawn Marie at https://en.gravatar.com/dawnmarie823, … Continue reading

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SALT & PEPPER SHAKERS – TUPPERWARE

About six years ago I wrote a blog explaining how the country’s economy correlates with my experiene with salt shakers. https://onetahayes.com/2016/01/07/low-economy-taking-toll/ Well, Friends, it is still true. My circumstances are quite similar to those six year ago. There is one … Continue reading

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LASTING BEAUTY

Many years ago, but not so far away, there was a sparkling bright-eyed teenager named Tricia. Now Tricia had all the makings of a princess – social butterfly, stylish, talented. The kind of princess who could hold court with the … Continue reading

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ALTERNATE PLANS

Ahhh, it’s cozy here, 75 degrees, every room. I don’t like cold; I must have a plan. So my anticipated plan follows: Plan A.  This auto-thermostat furnace, 75 degrees. Paid for. Plan B.  Generator. Expensive. Plan C.  Wood burning fireplace. … Continue reading

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THURSDAY’S THOUGHTS

1. I’m thinking about crackers and milk. I have some; I could get some. I’m gaining weight. I want some. Oops, did I drop some crumbs under your desk?   Don’t step on the cheese. 2. News?  What’s new about that?  I saw … Continue reading

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TO BE FREE

Birth brings freedom from mother’s womb. Because the tomb is empty, Death brings freedom from earth’s womb. James 4:14 “life is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away” Is this not a lovely child … Continue reading

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NO MIKE NEEDED

My ninety-two year old husband. Little writing so you can afford your time with him. He and this piano player have never seen each other until this night. The night my family and community had dinner together before Clyde’s memorial … Continue reading

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MEET MY BROTHER – CLYDE RODGERS

Come let us reason together, I say.  I am eighty-seven years old; Clyde was eighty-five.  Reason will tell you I knew him for all his days.  Longer than anyone here.  Right?  Of course. So I also knew the eighty-five year … Continue reading

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