Category Archives: Observations

Practicing Sabbatical

I’ve been on sabbatical for nearly a month. There’s been lots to do – I’m working on a couple of projects, researching and writing, have had meetings to discuss a book editing project that I will pick up in the … Continue reading

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Optimism

Filed under: Things I Adore, New Definitions, and You Can’t Make This Up My ninety-eight point five year old grandmother just had her annual check up – and went ahead and scheduled next year’s.

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Creepier than I thought at first

This has been sitting on our dresser for weeks, waiting to either be packaged up and sent or otherwise taken to our niece and nephew in Colorado – a cute little PRIDE Snoopy that J collected somewhere, a fun toy, … Continue reading

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That was yesterday for me

“I always seem to harbor a childlike hope through the berry-stained months of June and July that summer will be for keeps. But then a day comes in early fall to remind me why it should end, after all. In … Continue reading

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Reveling/Reckoning

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NFL Fabulous

I’ve said it once and, well, see! (thanks to dsalinas1980 at Youtube for posting this; I love the giggle at the end.)  

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Signing Savannah

This is the third and final post about my recent trip to Savannah.  I couldn’t let it go without paying hommage to the wonderful signs I saw throughout the historic district. This one’s just obvious. While this one’s polite. This … Continue reading

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Drinking Savannah

What a beautiful, colorful, artsy, ghostly, quirky place Savannah is.  I adore it.  What I discovered during my trip there a few weeks ago is that Savannah is not a place one goes to eat — at least I did … Continue reading

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Haunting Savannah

One of my favorite things about Savannah is the moss hanging from all the live oaks around town.  It’s obviously not unique to Savannah (take a drive out in the country in southern Mississippi sometime), but when combined with the … Continue reading

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à bientôt

As I might have mentioned, I’m going on vacation.  Thus my late summer blog slump begins.  Last year I got back in the swing of things around Labor Day.  This year I hope to be back before then.  In the … Continue reading

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