Monthly Archives: November 2012

Day 80 — Abundance

My husband Chuck started taking all of our Christmas décor down from the attic yesterday. There is stuff piled all over. I LOVE the Christmas season and tend to delve into all that it entails, especially the decorating part. Over … Continue reading

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Day 79 — Birthday Blessings

  What better way to spend a birthday eve than with six very special ladies? I arrived at my friend Yoli’s house a little before 7:00, and they were all lounging in pajamas, having a specially concocted cocktail (by Gwen) … Continue reading

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Day 78 – Farewell to 51

My last day of age 51. Interesting how it’s Day 78, and ’78 was the year I graduated high school.  Born in November, I was one of the youngest in my class; back then a big deal — dating and … Continue reading

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Day 77 – In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning

I set two alarms in the morning. The first one goes off at 3:45 and the other at 4:00. It’s been this way for years, and I usually wake up automatically before the first alarm. Usually I shower first, but … Continue reading

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Day 76 — An October Afternoon, 1985

“Something went down at the apartment this afternoon,” my roommate Hillary’s phone call began. “Two black guys broke in, tied up Brett, raped Carly, and robbed the place.” “What?” I was in disbelief. “Oh, my God….oh my God…,” my voice … Continue reading

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Day 75 — Hidden Gems

I trespassed yesterday. A woman from my Step Aerobics class told me about a serene spot in the middle of a housing tract not far from the 5 Freeway, and right behind a Costco (although you’d never know it). There … Continue reading

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Day 74 – Ten Random Things About Me

Yes, it pisses me off when you hold up the grocery line to run back and get something you forgot. It also makes me mad when people ask for cigarettes in the express lane; if the cashier has to leave … Continue reading

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