Category Archives: Musings (not book)

6 Things You Didn’t Know About the Song ‘God Bless America’

Every time I hear this song, my eyes tear up as they did the first time I ever heard it. World War 2 was a time that affected every American, both with loyalty and love for our country, and sadness … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Willie (William of Orange) who has crossed the Rainbow Bridge.

There are few things in life more heartwarming than to be welcomed by a cat. ~Tay Hohoff Willie came to us with his sister Tillie (Matilda) at eight weeks of age in Oct. 2000.  They joined Ayesha, a blue point … Continue reading

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More about the 1930’s

The first telephone we had was black and on the wall in the hallway.  Our number was 640.  Much later it became Humboldt 82-640.  Later in the 50’s it became a completely different number beginning with Broadway instead of Humboldt.  … Continue reading

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The View From My Window

A couple of weeks ago I took four pictures of the beautiful view from our bedroom window.  Our autumn colors were late this year, probably because we had had a lot of rain.  The trees and the birds have been … Continue reading

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58 Years and Counting (or happy ever after)

It has been many years since Jim and I spent a year apart while he put his first year of grad school behind him in Chicago and I finished my last year of collage in San Diego.  We wrote every … Continue reading

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Joy of the moment.

Today my husband had an echocardiogram.  The results were that the part of the heart that sets the pace isn’t working right.  We’ll see a good Cardiologist on Wednesday so will know more then.  Part of his discouragement is having … Continue reading

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Pet Sitter Extroardinaire!

It’s another beautiful day in my Eden.  Sunday worship with choir was followed by an adult study using the movie, Rudi, as the springboard for determining when following your dream should be done and when not.  Now we want to … Continue reading

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