Category Archives: Travel

Souvenir Coins

When traveling, it’s fun to bring back souvenirs. Years later, they are memory jogs for pleasant reminiscing. Souvenirs aren’t only for tourists, small gifts received as rewards for special events serve the same purpose. I prefer regular pocket change coins … Continue reading

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Safe And Sound

It was a very near miss one August afternoon in 1999 near Worthington in southern Minnesota. I remember it vividly because it was such a close brush with serious injury or death. I was behind the wheel of my 1986 … Continue reading

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Pride Month 2020

It’s hard to believe that we’re nearly half through June and I haven’t done my annual LGBT+ Pride Month post. I probably┬áplaced it on the back burner because I won’t be attending Pride events in San Francisco this year. This … Continue reading

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Marble Canyon Halloween Story

The quarantine has been a good time to take care of some bluejayblog archive maintenance. Since I started the WordPress portion of this blog on February 12, 2011, I haven’t done any bandwidth space saving culling measures by eliminating large … Continue reading

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Breakfast Time

A good way to become more mindful about one’s morning routine, is to be an overnight guest. The first time I stayed overnight with my boyfriend, I observed what he did and the order in which he performed his morning … Continue reading

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The Great Outdoors

I have just finished applying a coating of Aveeno anti-inch lotion onto three clusters of mosquito bites on my arms and neck. This is in addition to several places where chiggers chowed down on my lower legs near the ankles. … Continue reading

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Like A Hermit

To be isolated from human contact for long periods of time is considered to be a severe punishment. Inmates at penitentiaries who violate prison regulations are placed in solitary confinement. Anecdotal evidence claims that prisoners would rather be in the … Continue reading

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