She only told me, when I was in college, because my aunt had told my cousin about mom’s first marriage. We never knew why my aunt did so, but mom wanted me to find out from her before hearing it from my cousins who never spoke with me anyway.
Shortage of Critical Thinking 5/31/23
three simple questions: “Who writes the stories?”; “Who benefits from the stories?”; and “Who is missing from the stories?”
It might seem harsh, but I would prefer to see a baby bison in Yellowstone than him.
Memorial Day 5/29/23
It’s easy to forget the somberness of this holiday as we gather around the grill and ring in the summer, but perhaps we should take a moment to remember what it is that we are celebrating.
Fading Red 5/28/29
Anything that absorbs light must be doing something with it. It’s not always something useful like making sugar and oxygen, but that energy is going somewhere,
I have no crop production yet as it’s too early in the season to tell if it’ll be a weak or bumper crop, but respect for the way things work should give me an advantage.
Breakdown Ahead 5/26/23
My hybrid vehicle is, once again, showing an amber warning light for the parking brake. This is especially annoying to me because, just about a month ago (yes, one month), I had it in the dealer’s garage for the exact same problem.
The Love Meter 5/25/23
It’s an interesting concept, that of a “love meter”, and I think there is merit to the concept. When something happens to make me feel loved, I can ride on that for a while, but in time, that wave peters out.
Once in a rare while, the opportunity comes along to really surprise somebody special. Last weekend, one of those opportunities came along.
Lifetime Ago 5/23/23
It doesn’t feel like a lifetime ago to me, but it does predate all of her children who are now parents as well. For her children, then, it would be pre-history,