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Ice, Ice baby…

Dope medleys, that is what I hearing today.  So irritated having the whole family home.  A wild zoo.  Walked to bank today, to walk through the drive-through.  Weird yes.  Paying daycare for two more weeks.  Then God willing if we … Continue reading

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Sofrito, arroz y frijoles

Today for lunch I had beans and rice.  Just that smell of Sofrito in my mind, makes me smile. Many years of great cooking from many people in my life.  I am brought back to Panama where as kids we … Continue reading

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I felt for many months I have fallen away from my faith and maybe these difficult times have been what many needed including me.  It is giving me time with my family and time to think to myself. Even though … Continue reading

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Communication and beaches

I hear the birds chirping and see some buds on the trees outside my window.  I hear them, but they don’t hear me or ABBA playing on my radio.  “What we have here is a failure to communicate.” Cool Hand … Continue reading

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Mr. Darcy and Fraulein Maria and “Tiger King”

I love “Pride and Prejudice” and “The Sound of Music” and love the love in the movies and in Jane Austen’s books.  Much like the “Young and the Restless” another fictional story I like, they can be very unrealistic.  But … Continue reading

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Time in the day for Dad/él viejo

There is literally not enough time in the day to explain these last two years. My Father passed March 3rd, 2018.  It seems like yesterday when I received the call from my sister while we were in Milwaukee in a … Continue reading

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Death and Spanish

Stepping into every day is so dark after the loss of my Dad. I can’t even call him about opening day of Baseball. Then during Easter the discussion of the non existence of hell put me into another mode of … Continue reading

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Battle lines

Originally posted on My Blanken World:
? ? ? ? *Sigh*  I know, I know it’s been a while; to be honest, I’ve been too exhausted to do much of anything as of late.  When I left you last, I…

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Spring time, sleep deprivation and Mother’s Day

So this cold and dreary river has finally warmed up!  Today for the huge garage sale days its supposed to be 67 degrees.  It really is beautiful her year round.  Spring has been amazing so far.  Beautiful flowers I didn’t … Continue reading

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Old men and tough times…

Yep, there is work to be done.  The craziness ensues around here.  Just last Monday we had 4 inches of snow and today in the 60’s.  Mother Nature sure is confused as well as the people of Wis… Source: Old … Continue reading

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