Monthly Archives: November 2008

Black Friday, indeed

On Friday, 28 November a man died, the victim of greed and stupidity. I am well aware people die every day because of greed and stupidity, in alarming numbers, and have been for thousands of years.  This man died because … Continue reading

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Long term, labor intensive investments

I have some very creative friends.  Recently one suggested we do creative expressions inspired by the dealing of a tarot card — responding with a story, poem, painting, clay work, collage, whatever.   She posted this Seven of Discs, which I … Continue reading

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“Nearest Book Thing”

Nearest Book Thing Rules: * Grab the book nearest you. Right now. * Don’t dig for your favorite book, the coolest, the most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST. * Turn to page 56. * Find the fifth sentence. * Post that … Continue reading

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Choosing life: “Elizabethtown”

 This is part movie review and part random thoughts generated by watching the movie.  “Elizabethtown” (2005) stars Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst, with wonderful supporting roles played by Susan Sarandon, Alec Baldwin, Paul Schneider, and a host of others.  It was … Continue reading

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Thank you, Veterans!

I have a close relative currently serving in the military.  I don’t write about him in specifics, because I respect his privacy.  I am so proud of him.  He serves in a time of war, he puts his all into … Continue reading

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This afghan is for me!

My first afghan was for my husband, and because I was still a very new knitter, it had lots of mistakes.  And all the while I knitted it, I thought about the afghan I would eventually knit for myself.  It would … Continue reading

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Our new President-Elect

   Thank you, citizens of the United States of America.  I can start hoping again.  🙂

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