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Those Pesky Pricks in Life

I came too near a rose-bush this week and got pricked..several times. Which led me to ponder the various ‘pricks’ I’ve encountered in my 7 plus decades of living.  And there have been lots of such injuries. Some pricks are minor nuisances that sting for a moment and then are quickly forgotten. I think those… Continue reading Those Pesky Pricks in Life

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Jake Brewer 1981-2015

Originally posted on Life in the Boomer Lane:
The one defining commonality of the human species is that we love our children. So much so, that sometimes, that love is a vulnerability that is so intense, it can take our breath away. Would we do anything to protect them? That goes without saying. Can our…

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Umpqua

Originally posted on Life in the Boomer Lane:
The latest school shooting has just occurred in Umpqua, Oregon. The latest group of parents are experiencing what no parent should: the death of a child. The President has made his statement. The news media has covered the event. Those on both sides of the issue have…

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S.O.S.! “Some Outrageous Sh*t” you won’t believe!

Originally posted on Go Jules Go:
Earlier this summer, my parents went on a long-awaited Alaskan cruise. It had taken my father until his retirement to convince my mom, the infamous Babs, to set foot on the next Titanic. She readied herself with Dramamine and shock therapy and off they went. Over the coming days,…