Monthly Archives: April 2012

Keep Looking Up

Clifton Emmet “Cliff” Cushman was my friend. Well, to be more accurate, he was the older brother of Marnita, one of my close friends in high school. Cliff was the proverbial golden boy. Loved God, was smart, cute, nice, fun..athletic. … Continue reading

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It’s All In How You Look At It….

  In the beginning—waaaaaay back when my husband and I were young—the Air Force in its infinite wisdom sent us to Japan for four years. We lived at Tachikawa, a village near Tokyo where a rather large American AF base … Continue reading

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The Right Trees and The Wrong Grass

Several weeks ago I made the comment to my mom that in America we grow the wrong kind of grass.  I’m not sure who in America decided that sod grass should be grown in every yard, for almost every house … Continue reading

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Getting Rid of Clutter

Oy I have had a crummy week. How’s that for an opening line? No lead in … no “it was a dark and stormy night” … just crummy. I decided to catch whatever bug was going around. My grandson was … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

I have a favorite cleaning/dejunking author.  Really.  His name is Don Aslett and he is the author of more than two dozen books on cleaning and getting rid of clutter.  He has a huge cleaning business he started from scratch years ago … Continue reading

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Muddy Bredkrums

My friend, Susan, lives in a lovely home in Glouchester County, Virginia.  In the days before cars had navigation systems, a visit to Green Mansion by someone who had never been there required rather detailed driving instructions. Before my first … Continue reading

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Never Too Much Kindness

My day job is working at a medical office handling the front desk, referrals, etc. I push paper. And, the blessing part, I get to greet and visit with the patients and their families. We treat primarily dialysis patients (we … Continue reading

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