We disagree with one another a lot these days, but I think I’ve found three sentences we can all say, “Yes, that’s true,” to: 1) We are all born. 2) We all die. 3) In between, we operate each of our lives based upon individual belief systems, which in themselves are loosely or tightly based [...]
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Tired-of-Being-Youngest is attending culinary school, which I assure you is just as delicious as it sounds. I can’t wait until spring quarter, when she studies Baking and Pastries, and am sure that I will work off all of her homework assignments by some extra time in the garden. One of the most amazing things about [...]
You know, if you limit your conversation to non-controversial topics, you’ll never talk at all. And considering that these days people get pretty sensitive about a wide variety of subject matter – not just the Big Three of Sex, Religion, and Politics — then the gag on the mouth goes for all of us, not [...]
“Joyously Abundant Products!” Jumbled amongst the pile of paper pulp on my desk, the catalog caught my eye. Great, I thought. Someone has sold our name to a religious organization. I really should stop making these snap judgments – it’s not too late to make and break another New Year’s resolution after all. This particular [...]
I was at the dentist’s office scribbling my way through a tiresome sheaf of forms asking about bladder infections and toenail fungus and an array of physical and mental disorders that had curiously little to do with my teeth, when I realized that I had blanketed the form with no’s, as in, “No, I do [...]
Saturday afternoon found me trolling through the establishments of our little town, looking for loose tea, which, obviously, was not in the lumber store, the old fashioned department store (we actually have one of those), or the feed store; neither was it, however, in the grocery store.