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Friends to the Rescue

It’s been 27 years since I lived through the devastating earthquake in Northridge, California. You would think after two decades the memories would be diminished, but in fact, they make my heart beat faster, and create an almost panic feeling of helplessness. It triggers my need to flee, quickly. But there is often no place… Continue reading Friends to the Rescue

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Sisters in 50 Words

Sisters, created the same way, growing in the same womb, hearing the same heartbeat, feeling the same warmth of our mother’s body. Four years apart, but still from the same place. So why our differences? Why are we so separated? Why are we not aligned, instead competing against one another, alienated, nursing imagined hurts or… Continue reading Sisters in 50 Words

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Like and Dislike

To like or dislike is not the question, but rather in what way we use it. It is common for me to declare, “I don’t like her or him”, perhaps based on their political views, their religious believes, their attitude toward minorities, or the way they look at me. And I have to remind myself… Continue reading Like and Dislike

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Do I Have to Change?

We are such creatures of habit and heaven forbid if one has to alter a well-established routine. This pandemic is adding to our dependency on doing the same things at the same times each day. We are in for a massive amount of frustration when we can boldly walk out of the house without a… Continue reading Do I Have to Change?

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Covid-19 Gains

A friend asked what I had gained during the past year of the pandemic, and my response was immediate: “Weight, that’s what I’ve gained from Covid 19.”  And it sucks, as in slurping down food. Certainly other emotional traumas have surfaced in the past 12 months, but more pounds draping my body seem to be… Continue reading Covid-19 Gains

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Oddball Challenge Pictures

I found some odd ball pictures for the Kammies Oddball Challenge taken in the summer of 2018 in San Miguel de Allende. Because of Covid-19 we have missed having these creative parades in the past year. Looking forward to this pandemic to end so we can enjoy parades once again. See more oddball shots at… Continue reading Oddball Challenge Pictures