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Funny Astronauts

Hubby and I had the opportunity to hear a presentation by two Space Shuttle astronauts, Mike Massimino and Garrett Reisman. They regaled the audience with tales of their adventures of going to space and their experiences in becoming astronauts. Mike wanted to go into space since he was a young boy, but back in those […]

A New Mantra

It’s been an interesting week. I have a Twitter account because every writers’ meetings I’ve been to, someone says I should have one. I’m beginning to question that. I posted a simple thing, something like I was happy my case of Covid was mild and was glad I had the vaccinations because the hospital was […]

I Won the COVID Lottery

By Andrea Porter Well, folks, I won the COVID lottery.  I think Jensen did too, but our experiences were totally different.  We both contracted the corona virus in October 2020.  Jensen was sick (headache, fever) for two days and then fine.  It took me a month to get back to work and another two months […]

What Comes Next?

Before the pandemic, Hubby rarely went through a drive-through line. He said it was too confusing and took too long. Even at fast food places, we parked, went in, and carried out food. To me, it was a waste of time, but I always caved unless I was driving. Our rule is the driver gets […]

Stop the Hate

In past blogs, I’ve hinted at my interest in finding my roots. I’m interested in names and dates, but more than that, I’m interested in what influenced my ancestors to do what they did that put me where I am today. At the same time, I wonder what my descendants will think of my decisions […]

The End is Near

This week, 2020 will come to a close and I, like most other people, will be glad to see it go. It has been the most aggravating, annoying, grief-inducing, depression-invoking, lousiest year ever. It’s unprecedented. Many things were unprecedented. The fires in the western US were unprecedented. The numbers of acres burned and homes lost […]

Be a Peacemaker

“We have met the enemy and he is us.”  Walt Kelly, Earth Day 1970 Fifty years later, we have once again chosen sides – mostly against ourselves. People tend to take sides before considering the all the facts and once sides are chosen, they never reconsider their stance or the facts again. We can find […]

What to Do, What to Do

We’re living in unusual times. With schools and businesses closing, people staying in their homes, and the hoarding of supplies, it’s little wonder fear is running rampant in the streets. Whether it’s the fear of dying, fear of doing without necessities, or fear of the unknown, it’s daily growing bigger in some places and in […]