Category Archives: Hometown

Valentine’s Day And Me–It’s Complicated

Sometimes I tick the boxes on those Internet quizzes about life. Whenever the question about marital status comes up, I usually click on the option, “It’s Complicated”. I do this for a couple of reasons. First, I realize that most … Continue reading

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Ouch!

My friend Kari had a mean ol’ Monday this week. Kari¬†suffered through a severe toothache all last weekend long. She scheduled a dentist appointment for first thing, even before work, in the morning. Her dentist performed a root canal because … Continue reading

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So Friendly

People and animals are drawn to softness and warmth. These qualities are abundantly present in friendly folks. On the other hand there are some people who have sharp, cold demeanors; who do everything “by the book”; and who behave almost … Continue reading

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Fools Rush In

One of the first idioms I ever took to heart was, “Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.” Like so many people, I can be quite impatient. Throughout life, I’ve admired public figures and people from history who exhibit … Continue reading

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February Vase Arrangements …Floral Friday

It’s fun to utilize bud vases in applications other than simply holding up a single flower for viewing. This is especially true when the bud vases are above and beyond the standard pressed-glass disposable vases we usually see. This week, … Continue reading

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Nebraska… The Good Life

When I moved back to Nebraska after several years living elsewhere, I scoffed at the highway signs at the borders proclaiming “Nebraska… The Good Life”. On the face of it, a lot of people think this flyover state is mediocre, … Continue reading

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No Discouraging Words

Earlier this week, the weather conditions were warmer than normal, the wind speed was low, and the sky was mostly clear. This put me in the frame of mind to enjoy a stroll on the “Cowboy Trail” southwest of Norfolk. … Continue reading

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