Category Archives: Life

This is my LAST POST.

For a few days, anyway! I’m on vacation and I’m taking a break. See you on Monday! Meanwhile, here’s a sleeping dog.     Share This Post

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Fifty-One

I’m 51 today! Yay! This means that I have spent one year alive for every point scored by the Buffalo Bills in the AFC Championship Game following the 1990 season. (They beat the Raiders 51-3.) I have one year in … Continue reading

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We’re at a wedding tonight…

…so here’s a cat. Share This Post

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A quote

“Why love, if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore: only the life I have lived…The pain now is part of the happiness then. That’s the deal.” –CS Lewis (Sir Anthony Hopkins), Shadowlands I’ve been thinking about that … Continue reading

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Our allotted summers….

My friend Jason Bennion, who really should be a writer (and whose edits always make my books better), offered this on Facebook the other day. (He lives in Salt Lake City, so his experience of summer is quite different from … Continue reading

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Eighteen

In another world, not too far from this one, we’re celebrating our son’s 18th birthday. In this world, we can only remember and wonder.   Share This Post

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“Then you may take me to the Fair–” “We did that.” “No, it’s a DIFFERENT Fair this time!”

Our summers often pivot on two fairs: the Sterling Renaissance Festival, and the Erie County Fair, which we attended on Friday the 12th. (I would have posted about it sooner, but then that dumbassed virus showed up and put its … Continue reading

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Day Seven (the last day)

I’m going to stop counting the COVID days after today, because I think it’s pretty much done. I’m back to work Monday, so…yay. I have a bad feeling about what my Inbox is going to look like when I get back, … Continue reading

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Writing and other pursuits….(day six)

As of this morning, I am pretty much completely symtom-free. Huzzah! Unfortunately, as of this morning, according to the test I took when I got up, I am not yet COVID-free. Boo! I assume this just means that my immune system … Continue reading

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“And there was evening, and there was morning—the fifth day”

Yeah, I’m pretty much back to normal this morning. I’m not planning on testing myself again until tomorrow, but it’s really looking like I’ve weathered my own personal COVID storm pretty well. I’m one of the lucky ones for whom … Continue reading

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