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Early Saturday morning I had the opportunity to bond with my eldest daughter, Kayla, when she brought me to her scouting activity which requires the attendance of a parent.  Although she was not feeling well, she could not miss the event because she was one of the student – organizers.  I saw her dedication to […]

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that ‘70s groove

  Victor Hugo once said, “Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” I have always been a lover of music.  Sometimes I have this weird thing of intently listening to the lyrics, evaluating what emotions the singer conveys, imagining what the songwriter’s inspiration is for coming […]

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Over dinner last weekend – I actually could not remember how it came up – we started talking about chick flicks, light romance movies that I had the privilege to watch and enjoy.  Hubby gave his girls a weak smile, admitted he also watched “While You Were Sleeping” (“What?? I’m a fan of Sandra Bullock […]

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  Last night while watching the news, my heart bled for a mother who lost her little boy, yet another addition to the number of senseless deaths in the present Zamboanga crisis.  They were made hostages, and later human shields, and had to hide in a dirty canal to protect themselves.  Unfortunately her son got […]

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rehab

It started out as a seemingly harmless pain in the nape/ neck area.  Being a migraneur for more than two-thirds of my life, I simply dismiss it as another episode which, if turning out to be unbearable will just be pacified by one of my life’s BFFs, Flanax. In a couple of days however, the […]

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the remedy

Another long weekend, and we’re still having gloomy weather. Sure we had short glimpses of sunshine for a good part of Saturday and Sunday, but the sudden warmth had somewhat taken its toll on my lungs.  I woke up Sunday morning with a grainy feel to my throat, signs of an impending bad cold, and […]

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                        The depression streak continues.  Your friend here is still under the weather…if beneath under the weather is even possible, that’s where you’ll find me. It’s actually my eldest daughter’s fault. But wait, before you think my 14-year-old is into some despicable rebellious behavior, […]

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derailed

Again I would like to blame it on the weather, but I won’t. I love the sound of rain. But yes, for some reason all is not well in my universe again.  After a fabulous four-day weekend, and sleep, lots of sleep, I knew there was a catch. The four glorious days in bed was […]

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humdrum

(n. monotony, dullness.) It must be the season, the long days of rain and drizzle, or just the gloomy, grey weather this morning, or the overcast skies.  It must be something to do with hormones, or maybe the (slightly) lowered sugar level in my system.  But yes, I’m coming out in the open, acknowledging that […]

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My Mama used to say that we should take time to re-read books we’ve loved when we were younger, just to see if we have the same perspective, and the same reaction to what we read.  Chances are we don’t, not because of any change in the book (none, evidently), but because we have changed.  […]

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