Category Archives: Wordpress Community

Photo Fun From Y. Prior

This morning I received an alert on my email. A message from Y.Prior. A gallery! A play on various photos in my blog. A tribute to Beau. A Warholian collage. All of the above. So fun! Thank you, Y, for … Continue reading

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One Look Back, Then Onward

Yesterday afternoon, I carved out some time to take a long walk. It was sunny and clear after the morning fog burned off. I’m sure the tall Redwoods in our yard appreciated the mist in the morning.  I had read … Continue reading

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Dog’s Thanksgiving Thoughts

Sigh! What a holiday it has been. So many people in my kitchen coming and going. Playing with dead animals and foliage. Mixing. Heating. Opening and closing the oven door. Churning some creamy stuff on a bright blue contraption. The … Continue reading

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McAvoy’s Republic

Taylor Warren: Do you call yourself a Republican so you can make a claim to credibility when you attack the GOP? Will McAvoy: No, I call myself a Republican ’cause I am one. I believe in market solutions, and I … Continue reading

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Haiku Catchoo I & 2

Stroll along the beach, To eye, to sniff another, Tails up! Wag! New friends! I walk along side Of you, to shield you from harm. As long as I can. This post was inspired by the Daily Post’s Weekly Writing … Continue reading

Posted in Beau, BlogHer, Daily Post Challenge, Daily Prompt, dog, DPChallenge, Exercise, Fort Funston, Great Dane, Haiku, Hiking, NaBloPoMo, Nano Poblano 2013, Pets, Uncategorized, Weekly Writing Challenge, YeahWrite | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

The 116th Big Game

It was the 116th Big Game and football fans from both CAL and Stanford were ready for a spirited sports challenge.  This year, Stanford hosted the game on a sunny balmy afternoon at the Stanford Stadium.  As we walked on … Continue reading

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Saturday Hairy Thoughts

I was at my hairdresser’s today for my usual haircut and color-my-grays-away session. It’s one treat I indulge in regularly. We talked hair for a few minutes. An inch off today? Yes, please.  Color away the roots? Of course. She … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, BlogHer, Hair, Hair Treatment, Hairdresser, Menopause, NaBloPoMo, Nano Poblano 2013, YeahWrite | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Name The Creature

While Walking through the town of Passau along the Danube River in Germany last week, we chanced upon a curio shop in one of the side streets.  Our eyes were drawn to this stuffed creature. As you can see, it … Continue reading

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In My Life

One of my friends took the time to create this collage of our pictures when we were in High School and posted it on her Facebook page. When I saw it, I knew I wanted to keep a memory of … Continue reading

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Fleeting Art

We were exploring Florence’s vibrant town center around the Duomo when we came across some artists painstakingly creating an image on the street with colored chalk or maybe pastels.  They had a photograph of a Madonna that they were copying … Continue reading

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