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Comic relief

December 9, 2013

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Because no matter how bad it is, there is always something funny, even in heartbreak. Although some of the tears may have to clear before you can produce a wobbly smile. (But I’ve cried and laughed simultaneously many a time! Remind me to tell you sometime about the day I was copiously weeping at a […]

Summer showers

June 21, 2013

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“You’re such a hippie!” (The summer shower art was created & posted here last summer, but the story is new today in honor of the Summer Solstice.) DK always grinned when he said that to me, usually with a gentle poke to my belly. I don’t think of myself as a hippie, but I didn’t […]

More Mouse

June 4, 2013

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“You tell me what you want and I’ll tell you what you get”  – From Ocean Breathes Salty by Modest Mouse Flipping through Quimby Mouse one more time before I slide him back into his hiding place beneath the world atlas, I realized I never filled in the printed nameplate on the inside cover. The […]

Paint and peach cobbler

March 13, 2013

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From: DK (dk@drkbuild@dmail.com) Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 8:36 AM To: Gretchen (ggoddess@ocbell.com) RE: Peach cobbler Gretchen, I would LOVE to have peach cobbler with you. I love pie.  I love cobbler. Cobbler with you…made by you….would probably be even extra wonderful. Maybe if my 10am meeting today gets done with before lunch, we could go […]

Oscar Night

February 24, 2013

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I’d like to thank all the little people.  Tonight is Oscar night. The Academy Awards is the only awards show that I never miss. When I was married, we’d have Oscar-watching parties (more for me than Andy; he wasn’t a movie buff like me but he was cool with it because there was plenty of […]

Dark day in Dallas

October 19, 2012

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“Your boots are hot!” October 19, 2012 was a dark day here in Dallas; it was the day our beloved Big Tex burst into great balls of fire. All of Dallas mourned his passing. I created this piece as a fond farewell to one of the most reliable men in my life. (I titled it […]