Monthly Archives: December 2010

116. Resolutions

We will open the book.  Its pages are blank.  We are going to put words on them ourselves.  The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day. ~Edith Lovejoy Pierce I like thinking up and making … Continue reading

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115. Bonnie Jean Warden

Today is the 92nd birthday of Bonnie Jean Warden.  Bonnie is the mother of my son-in-law Curt, and the second oldest person in our extended family.  The eldest is my Aunt Mary who is 96 years old. Bonnie Brown was … Continue reading

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114. Snowbound Wedding

Every mother-of-the-bride’s worst anxieties might include the following: What if you have the wedding and nobody comes? What if you don’t get any photos or video of the event? What if the wedding cake doesn’t get delivered on time? What … Continue reading

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113. Dentistry Makeover

Whenever I’ve heard biblical references to “gnashing of teeth”, I never thought of it applying to me. A couple years ago, a not-very-funny thing happened  while I was chomping on a Jolly Rancher.  I chipped a front tooth.  “Oh, darn … Continue reading

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112. Santa’s Job Performance

My granddaughter T.T. Covey asked me today, “Grandma, is there anything you wanted for Christmas that you didn’t get?” There certainly was.  And I decided to speak up about it.  Here goes. To:  Santa Claus From:  Octo-woman Re: Performance Evaluation … Continue reading

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111. Candy Cane Lane

For a little mood music, please click the arrow above  while you’re viewing today’s blob. “Sleigh bells ring, are you listening? In the lane, snow is glistening?” There wasn’t any snow, and it wasn’t a sleigh exactly, but it WAS … Continue reading

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110. Christmas Surprise

I’m floored.  Astonished.  Knocked for loop. Ever since grandson Bryce launched this blob and insisted that I write an entry in it every day till I’m 80,  I’m been amazed at the “fallout”.  Thanks to him – and you, — … Continue reading

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