Monthly Archives: July 2018

Too Much Self Caring?

I had to let go of “Web MD” for the sake of my peace of mind. This is not to say that I’m in denial about health issues. The decision is more in line with not wanting to go down … Continue reading

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Vintage Car Paraphernalia

There are several bits and pieces of vintage and antique printings squirreled away in my home that I’ve forgotten about. While searching for a book in my old steamer trunk, I stumbled across a large thin fragile grey envelope. It … Continue reading

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Casual Pi

Off the top of my head, I cannot think of any other mathematical terms that have their own special holiday or public commemoration than π (pi). The number π is special because it has two commemorative days. The number π is … Continue reading

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Brr

I love cold weather. I remind friends and acquaintances of this fact whether or not we’re going through a Summer heat wave or a Winter cold snap. I found another person who feels the same. He’s one of the clerks … Continue reading

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Shape …Floral Friday

Aside from color, shape is a major ingredient in flower arranging. Today I combined differently shaped containers and paired them with interestingly shaped floral elements. I began the exercise with an inexpensive department store vase patterned after the classic Roman … Continue reading

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Beyond Words

The young man stood in front of a darkened window, smoothed back his hair, and adjusted his necktie. He turned away, glanced at his designer wristwatch, and leaned against the wall. While waiting for Jorge to get fitted for a … Continue reading

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Do Nothing

We are a very fidgety species. Apparently this is true physically and mentally. We can see this when we observe people who are closest to their unsocialized state–children. When kids aren’t physically checking out everything and anything, they’re busy asking … Continue reading

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