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I may not agree with what you say

But I will fight to the death for your right to say it. I was brought up with those words I’m not sure when they became out of vogue, out of style, wrong think, or what but apparently they are … Continue reading

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Maverick insists

that I share this It’s his Daddeee’s favorite

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Stress, stress and more stress

I’m crabby. I’m not sure if it’s the moon phase, the election, constant Covid crap, or just general annoyance with the world, but I’ve got a serious case of crabby pants the last couple of days. I’m tired, tired of … Continue reading

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Life is Peachy

Peachy is actually a dear friend of mine, and she just started a blog, writing about her life. She’s seriously awesome and funny, so you all need to go follow her – she’s also nervous about the whole thing so … Continue reading

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An old friend I’ve never met

Eighteen years ago, I was a mess. My mom had passed away on the 11th, and my life had shattered. I had always been strong, I had taken care of both of my parents in their final years, I had … Continue reading

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Culture Shock

Almost 20 years ago I moved from Upstate NY to south central PA. I had spent the past 10 years in academia and moved in with my Bear, who worked for Harley Davidson. Factory life and academia are like two … Continue reading

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Grading grading grading

It’s the last day of this brutal seven week mini-mester (not my term, I think it’s stupid) and I’m so grateful to have gotten through it, I may need a few adult beverages later. I assigned a group project to … Continue reading

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Nervous Nellie

Yeah, that’s me. So the Bear works second shift, which means I’m home alone for the bulk of the evening. I’m actually okay with that, his choice of TV shows quite frankly sucks, so having the TV all to myself … Continue reading

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Murphy hates me

And yet another roadblock to my trip has appeared. My sister thinks she has the virus and went to be tested. If it comes back positive, I can’t go. No question, I can’t be quarantined for two weeks up there. … Continue reading

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The motif of 2020 seems to be fear. I’ve never been afraid of much in my life – aside from spiders and mitered corners and snow, I’m pretty fearless Throw some virus at me, go ahead, I won’t stay home … Continue reading

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