Monthly Archives: April 2010

April – Worst & Best

The month of April has some real negatives associated with it for me. . . So, it’s hard for me to look forward to April. Continue reading

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Osteopenia – Not So Dense

I’m not as dense as I used to be. That’s good, right? Oh, wait – It’s not dense as in being slow to understand or thickheaded (although, I would hope that I understand things quicker and better as I’ve grown older). I’m talking about dense bones. Continue reading

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Learning to Water Ski – In My Dreams (Part 3)

Learning to Water Ski – In My Dreams (Part 1) here Learning to Water Ski – In My Dreams (Part 2) here I followed the water ski ritual of the day before – this time seeing a few smirks on faces and … Continue reading

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Learning to Water Ski – In My Dreams (Part 2)

Learning to Water Ski – In My Dreams (Part 1) here Learning to Water Ski – In My Dreams (Part 3) here As the boat (with me in tow) sustained its unrelenting voyage through the water, I concentrated even more on the … Continue reading

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Learning to Water Ski – In My Dreams (Part 1)

I saw a report on “The Early Show” about the learning power of sleep and dreams. The doctor/consultant talked about a study that had been done of people learning a new task. Half the people had to perform the task … Continue reading

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Dueling Worms – A Silly Poem

The two birds stood and faced each other – / Worms in beaks and drawn. / The street was quiet – the wind was still – / A showdown on the lawn.
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Cell Phoned

I went to the doctor the other day. And before I even went back to the examination room, I felt naked. Why? Because I had, somehow, forgotten my cell phone and left it at home. Why was I feeling naked … Continue reading

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Cold Coffee – An Oxymoron

I drink coffee. I love coffee. I make a pot of coffee first thing every morning. And I drink several cups. My favorite hot coffee is hazelnut flavored. Mmmmmm!  But then there’s cold coffee. Another thing (besides cell phones, DVD … Continue reading

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Remembering the Oklahoma City Bombing

Yesterday was the 15th anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. I remember standing in my classroom several miles north of the building – hearing a muffled boom and feeling just a slight … Continue reading

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Cell Phone – Dial Tone?

Okay. I picked up my cell phone to make a call. I released the lock so that I could make the call. Then I put the cell phone to my ear and waited. And waited. . .  And waited. . … Continue reading

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