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The Blue Toothbrush

Last week I was looking for a new toothbrush in the Oral Hygiene aisle at the pharmacy. There were so many kinds to choose from. Angle edge deep clean bristles. Power tip bristles. Opposing angle bristles .  Toothbrushes that scratched your tongue,  or gently massaged your gums in bold bright multi colors. Then off to […]

Seven Stitches In My Left Leg.

I have seven stitches in the back of my left calf. The plastic surgeon cut out a piece of my skin yesterday morning in her office.  About the size of a nickle right down to the fat. She had the pathology report from the dermatologist. Melanoma in Situ .http://www.everydayhealth.com/skin-cancer/melanoma-in-situ.aspx So the best of the worst. […]

Cancer Cells don’t respect authority

Today is Monday. I had a mole cut off of the back of my leg last Wednesday. This morning the nurse called from the Dermatologist’s office. She had  the pathology report from the mole they removed last Wednesday. The report that was suppose to take two weeks.  The report that took only four days. I […]

My Fathers Voice

Timber found some VHS tapes today in the basement that were taken during our wedding in 1990. The tapes are hours long — the rehersal dinner, the wedding, the reception.  We played them on her little TV we bought at the thrift store for $8.00. Timber never met my father. My father died in March of […]

A little bit of Joy.

I have been thinking about writing this post for several days? weeks? and keep waiting to work on it. I didn’t write it because I did not have the new bottle of soap. I couldn’t write about it until I photographed it. Waiting, waiting, until I could do it perfectly. I  took photographs of just […]

digging post holes

Sometimes all you need to make your day better is to dig a few post holes.

living in a perfect world

All my life there have been things I would have done, or could have done, or should have done, but did not do. This year I want more do. I live in the “perfect world” according to the flagpagetest.com survey. It’s a test that helps you discover what motivates you, created by Mark Gungor of […]