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Of Authors Old and New

I hate being asked to name my favorite author, actor, musician; you name it. Invariably, I feel compelled to qualify my answer in some way. For instance, I might respond, “In which genre?” Yes, I have favorites in different genres … Continue reading

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Color Me Confusing

I love questions like, “What color describes your personality and why?” What do you think when you hear a question like that? Do you quiver with anticipation of sharing your inner being with someone? Or do you cringe with dread, … Continue reading

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What! Me Cook?

As the title implies, cooking is not my thing. I can scramble an egg, grill a pork chop, or smoke a brisket, but cooking is not my comfort zone. With that said, I am somewhat of an expert in the … Continue reading

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Oh! Happy Day!

Being asked to describe the happiest day of your life might be easy for someone in their teens. For a life covering most of seven decades, picking one day is likely difficult unless most of your life is not happy. … Continue reading

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Memories…Aromatically Speaking

Talk about a loaded question. I was just asked if I had a memory linked to a smell. One would hope the person posing such a question was looking for an answer like one of these. “Yes, baby powder! It … Continue reading

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Of Fear Itself

Today class, we’ll be talking about fear. At least, I’ll be talking about fear. Whether you’ll talk about it or be too afraid to discuss it is yet to be seen. Certainly, most of us have said or heard someone … Continue reading

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Speaking of Travel

Our January muse sent out a question today, asking about our preferred mode of travel. My mind immediately went to a meme that makes me smile whenever I see a version of it. My second, more rational thought was, “First … Continue reading

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What if a fortune?

Years ago, a group of administrators and senior faculty at the University of North Texas were involved in a team-building exercise. We were there to discuss various topics and issues affecting the campus. Of course, part of such a get-together … Continue reading

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Of Chores and Other Irritants

Do you ever wonder if someone asking a question thought about it much before asking? Unless a question is straightforward, there is an obvious answer, and a reason I should be able to answer it, my mind goes into analyzer … Continue reading

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Speaking of Success

I know. You and I were not speaking of success. And we’re still not speaking of success, but I’m going to rattle on about it for a few hundred words. I hope you’ll stick around and let me know what … Continue reading

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