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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Thursday, November 15, 2018 2:14 PM
We three passengers piled our bags and bins and Bean boots and Jax the dog into the airplane, had the usual short discussion about who wanted the front seat (I do not always get it)
  • Thanksgiving is such a straightforward holiday. It’s pretty much all about the food. No gifts, no costumes, no parades or coloring eggs
  • Just Saying . . .: Store Returns and Delicate Beauty
    Life is complicated. It turns out that the ways of delicate beauty are inexplicably linked to store returns. Allow me to describe how this is so, or maybe not
  • I have a 12-year-old son who is totally not responsible at all and I don’t know how to get him to do anything around the house. Teaching making good decisions is a daily challenge
  • In these hectic and divisive times — when many seem to be questioning the very underpinnings of democracy, and whether or not we even have the right to self-determination as expressed by the will of the voters and the idea of “majority rule” . . .
  • Faces of Our Homeless: A Smile and a Heart
    “A smile and a heart,” said a woman shopper about what comes with the free clothes, food and household items provided for the 300 or so homeless people in our area who are clients of the Knox County Homeless Coalition. . . .
  • Some father and daughter time had been scheduled, because she was leaving soon for the West Coast and a first job out of college. Father was trying to be wise and encouraging but not really succeeding. So there we were, sitting by the window . . .
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