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December 2008

Delaying Tactics

For 10 days now I have been saying, "I will start NaNoWriMo today! I will hunker down and write and write and write and catch up and surpass and finish in a blaze of glory!" Well, not so much. Actually, not at all. But I have finally gotten the checkbook up to date and the bills organized and the most important ones paid on time. But I have visited Mom and listened to her odd... Read more →

Yes I Did!

Joe and I arrived at the polls at just after 7:00, as the doors opened and people started streaming in. The place was packed! I checked my watch as soon as I took my place in line: 7:15 am. After about 15 minutes, I had advanced up to the first turn in the sidewalk. I wondered how many people had joined the line in back of me. Holy moley! The line stretched so far back... Read more →

A Moving Day

Saturday was moving day. We gathered at Mom's house in Leisure World, ready to load up the furniture. The rest of the living room furniture was going into storage at my brother's storage unit. Mom's bedroom furniture was going to her room at assisted living. The dining room furniture was going to my nephew's family. A few other pieces were getting loaded into our respective vehicles to find new homes with us. The house still... Read more →