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LIFESTYLE

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Am I losing my marbles?

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Here’s the problem.

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The problem with knee surgery recovery is that the bendy parts don’t want to bend.

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Did You Miss Me?

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Strike Three - You're Out! Strike one was my knee injury. Strike two was Bob’s broken wrist.

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It's Hot, and It's Monster Weather. It's hot. A cold front is moving through North Texas.

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A Wrong Turn Once Again. We’ve been here four years, and I continue to make wrong turns.

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Thank Goodness For Flipping The Bird! Thank goodness.

DOG

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We’ve always rescued our dogs.

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Blue has been with us for several months now. She’s such a good girl.

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t’s National Dog Biscuit Day. Who thinks of these things?

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I hate the snow a whole lot less, I have discovered, when I have working utilities.

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It’s 19 degrees this morning. Everyone is being urged to bring their pets inside.

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I wasn't expecting an all-nighter. We celebrated the New Year at a neighborhood street party.

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The Christmas cookies were cooling on the racks. I got busy with cleaning up. Five minutes later, they were gone.

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I got played by the dog. Blue has been with us for two months. She is settling in nicely.

DIABETES

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The Grown Son had another birthday. He requested tri-tip for dinner.

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I thought I knew it all about being a Type One Diabetes Mom. Apparently, I still have some lessons to learn.

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National Diabetes Awareness Month occurs every November. People think that the injections are the worst part of Type One Diabetes.

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It's World Series time. My teams have all been eliminated.

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I made some cookies with Easter M&Ms. It’s a tradition.

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The Grown Sons and I used to love those soft, frosted sugar cookies from the grocery store.

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They don’t tell you, when your child is first diagnosed with type one diabetes, that the worst is yet to come.

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The Grown Son had an order ready at the pharmacy. He begged me to go and pick it up.

WORK

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I hate the grammar police. I know, I’m an editor.

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The Modern Art Museum is hosting a Larry McMurtry tribute all month.

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I was reading two books at the same time. And then three books I had on hold with Overdrive came in all at once.

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met a woman briefly on a Zoom call. She said that her husband had been a priest for 20 years.

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An English teaching account that I haven’t worked for in years has been contacting me to substitute.

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Many of my English students adopt English names. It’s not just for my class, it is for their entire business and professional identity.

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My home office has a polished concrete floor. I like to zoom around the room on my wheeled office chair.

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I was in a Zoom meeting. One man mentioned that he had seen the Blue Man Group.

FAMILY

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My mother-in-law, back in the day, had the most amazing tree in her yard.

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Strike Three - You're Out! Strike one was my knee injury. Strike two was Bob’s broken wrist.

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It's Hot, and It's Monster Weather. It's hot. A cold front is moving through North Texas.

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Today is my mom's heavenly birthday. It also happens to be National Awkward Moments Day.

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This morning I came downstairs to discover that Bob had made coffee with a paper towel as a filter.

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I have only one question about this entire episode. The other night, the Grown Son’s car broke down.

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Dots. And squares. There is no debate.

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Karma. Sweet, sweet Karma. She’s always got your back. Eventually.