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Serv it Up

I subscribe to a bird watch list serv run by our state’s ornithology chapter.  It provides birders a place to share locations of interesting birds for the rest of the list serv members. The Fall/Winter that the Snowy Owl locations dipped down further South than they had been in centuries, was a particularly great year […]

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Getting Old Isn’t for Pussy’s

In August and October 2016, I had two hip replacement surgeries. Since I was only 52, it was a surprise to my friends and family. For me, I had know a long time that new hips were inevitable. I had the best orthopedic surgeon! The recovery was not bad (although I was more cranky with […]

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Dawg in the House

Like millions of people these days, I share my life with a four-legged fuzz butt. A three-year old Cairn Terrier, named Buddy, is the man in my life.  He’s like Toto but cuter. Ha! Buddy is my constant companion. [because I feel too guilty to go out and leave him home alone.]  It’s pathetic. We […]

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Diversity and Inclusion

All of us in the working world have had to endure the training videos on different topics to keep our employers compliant to a law somewhere. Maybe it was a fast food chain as a kid, or last week at corporate headquarters. I’ve worked for companies that were always talking about how wonderful they were […]