Category Archives: personal female whining

wake me when it’s over

Yesterday I had one of those procedures where you have to “prep” the day before (i.e. live in the bathroom).  Because of issues the last time I had this lovely thing done, it was decided that a stronger anesthesia would … Continue reading

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a beautiful surprise

These arrived yesterday afternoon.   They were sent by my niece Sili and her family in California.  And they were very, very much appreciated. Little did Sili know that an hour before these arrived, I was sobbing my heart out in … Continue reading

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one month left

No, I’m not talking about the lock down.  Here in Rhode Island businesses will be allowed to open–sort of–tomorrow.  Golfers can use carts.  We have to wear masks.  Restaurants will open, but only at 25% capacity.  It’s a start. But … Continue reading

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did i do it all wrong?

I just read an article about the birthday of a 107-year old woman, Louise Jean Signore, in the Bronx, New York, on July 31st.  She was born in 1912, the same year of the Titanic disaster. When asked why she’d … Continue reading

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I haven’t been able to think of what to blog about lately.  I sit here at my tiny, slightly wobbly folding table and try to juggle the keyboard, mouse and coffee mug while my monitor is on the old sideboard … Continue reading

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what’s missing?

It was part of my world for 37 years and I wrote almost 50 novels and novellas on it.  But the big, white desk is gone and that’s a good thing.  I spend too much time sitting there, just because … Continue reading

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what the heck is a bomb cyclone?

I am so not a fan of January. Once again, Banjo Man and I were sick as we left Austin.  Banjo Man had been suffering with a cold and cough for days and went willingly to an Urgent Care Clinic … Continue reading

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thank you, sir alexander fleming

Sir Fleming, a Scottish physician and microbiologist, invented penicillin in 1928 and I thought he deserved a shout out from a 66-year old retired writer in Rhode Island who is presently quickly recovering from a rather nasty bacterial infection. Boy, when … Continue reading

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the brakes broke me

I totally lost it yesterday afternoon. I had a screaming fit in the driveway while Banjo Man leaned on his rake and looked very, very worried. You see, I was in the midst of dragging the new lightweight transport wheel … Continue reading

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car confusion, etc.

  Banjo Man and I have shared one car, a 2004 Toyota Highlander, for about four or five years now.  About 95% of the time it is not a problem.  And if there is one, we work around it.  Sometimes I … Continue reading

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