Tag Archives: childhood

Carolina Summers

It’s the Fourth of July. Mentally, I see this as the middle of summer, since school is now a distant memory and the local Shop-Mart hasn’t set up their “Back to School” displays and aisles. There are several weeks of … Continue reading

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Tinted Lenses

For reasons I don’t quite understand, I’ve been going back and reading my very first blog. Some of my older posts weren’t terrible; for every “Why do I deal with idiots?” post there were others that dealt with geeky thoughts … Continue reading

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How to Spend Your Summer Vacation(s)

It’s Memorial Day, also thought of as the unofficial start of summer, since it’s so close to the end of the school year. Since school when be closing for the summer, here’s a few ideas for those of you who … Continue reading

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Roses and Thorns

It’s Mother’s Day. As you all know, I’ve had problems with this day for years; it’s been a problem for me since I was young. But I’m not the only one who has a problem with this day: Libby Anne … Continue reading

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On Oklahoma City

Today marks the twenty-second anniversary of┬áthe Oklahoma City bombing. My memories of this day are dim; I lived in North Carolina, so I didn’t know anyone personally who may have been affected. I do remember seeing the footage of the … Continue reading

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The Same Old Story

As it was said by the judge yesterday, “You’re not a victim.” It’s the very first thing that well-meaning friends will say. It’s often been said by those in law enforcement as well. I should know; it’s been said to … Continue reading

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Nostalgia is a Helluva Drug

I don’t often frequent Freethought Blogs; the traffic there doesn’t seem quite as consistent as it is with Patheos. Then a couple of weeks ago, I found┬áthis. Welcome to me, staring at the screen and trying not to freak out. … Continue reading

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