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Trees Need Love, Too

This little dear is one of the last of the Bradford pear trees they planted at work, around 20 years ago.  Most of them succumbed to wind and heavy rain long ago but this little dude hung on.  Till about 18 months ago when a particularly nasty wind storm took out half the tree.  Split […]

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First One for 2017

New Year’s Resolutions: 1. Don’t. 2.  Never forget not to. * — * Resolutions are quoted but original author unknown.  Know who said it?  Please let me know in a comment.

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Last One for 2016

People are making lists of good things that happened in 2016, although at this point it seems kind of like telling a lupus patient “at least it’s not cancer”.  But c’est la vie.  I’ll give it a shot.  Surely something positive must have happened this year. The new turtle got along fine with the old […]

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Sick Doggy: How an Ear Infection Turned into a Rock Musical

It is not polite to laugh at someone else’s discomfort but sometimes it happens. Sometimes things get so ridiculously bad that you find yourself laughing. Like a couple days ago. As if me and my daughter both being sick wasn’t enough, the dog had to get an ear infection. He wanted to fit in, I […]

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What Does Low-Cost Clinic Mean?

Since I can’t find any feedback forms or complaint forms to use, it looks like blogging this is the only way to get it out there. About 10 years ago, I ended up going to Parkland, the Dallas County hospital, when lupus got into my kidneys.  I needed treatment; I had no insurance; there was […]

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The Resolution Verdict

This is it, folks: the last post of the year.  And I did it.  I posted every other Thursday for the entire year, just like I resolved to do.  Look, Mommy, I made 26 posts. So was it successful?  I made a New Year’s Resolution and I completed it.  Do I get a cookie or […]

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Fall

You’re supposed to do a “I give thanks for __” blog on Thanksgiving, but I’m going to do something different.  Seems like everyone is debating refugees right now.  Should Americans allow Syrian refugees to enter our country? It’s a silly question.  Most of us in the United States came here from someplace else.  Refugees, immigrants, […]

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