Monthly Archives: August 2014

Some Thoughts on Job Searching in an Online Era

As someone who is way too familiar with job searching lately, I miss the old days. In today’s world where everything is done online and there is no human interaction, the entire process is so discouraging. I’ve been at this over … Continue reading

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The Red Devil

An older photo. Look closely and you will see the inspiration for her name (other than the obvious ‘Red’).   More fun with the Red Devil. I have no idea what it is yet, but she sure is making a … Continue reading

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A leaf’s tenuous grasp, resisting the magnet that is Earth.   Stubborn.   Fighting, dreaming of more days of light and sun, yet knowing the magnet will win.   The leaf will fall; will spin away from its branch, will … Continue reading

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Childhood

Today, my __th birthday, I spent some time reflecting back on my childhood. Remembering birthdays, Saturdays, summers, Christmases. I miss my childhood. I grew up on a farm in southern New Mexico. Cotton, alfalfa, yellow onions. In general, I still prefer … Continue reading

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The Making of an Artist

When I was in junior high, I boldly signed up for Shop instead of Home Ec. I was determined to learn things I’d always wanted to learn, to make, create, and build. Use power tools. Hammer some nails. MAKE something. … Continue reading

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Today I made a trifle. My very first one. Thanks, Mom, for the gift of the trifle dish! This trifle had triple chocolate brownies, chocolate pudding, whipped cream and heath bar bits all layered together in a glorious bowl full … Continue reading

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Tires

Tires. Why are they so darn expensive? I’m now the grumpy owner of two brand-spanking-new tires, thanks to the nail that decided to not get embedded in the tred, but rather the sidewall. How does that even happen?? The part that … Continue reading

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