Category Archives: the human story

Memories in my vacuum


Yes, spring is here. It’s time to reminisce over the past year – with my Dyson. Remember the last time I talked about my vacuum? Well, this isn’t about the dirt, it’s about the hair. I love cleaning the roller. Don’t get me … Continue reading

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“I haven’t had a BM in a month”


That’s what the 53 yo woman said. Now she was leaking watery stool. She never has the urge to go. This was an old problem, at least since she was in high school, and sometimes she has to even put on … Continue reading

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2 Weeks – no cellphone, no computer


2 weeks with no cell phone. No Facebook. No news. Hard to imagine? I just returned from  a spiritual retreat in India and it was so nice not having to deal with those “burdens”. It was what I needed, remembering … Continue reading

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Practice what you preach – So I went to a homeopath


So I have had my case taken—for the 4th time.  I think everyone doing homeopathy should also be a patient. The more whole you are the better you can be objective with your own patients. It is really almost impossible … Continue reading

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Why there are no elephants in Beardstown, Illinois


It is very simple: elephant balls. When I was growing up in Beardstown, Illinois I asked my Dad what the round balls were for that some people had in their front yards. He said they were to keep the elephants … Continue reading

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Fighting wars


Man is always fighting something. Fighting the war on drugs, fighting the war on cancer, fighting illegals coming into the country. Fighting real wars, in many countries. Fighting depression. Fighting resistant bacteria causing infections.  Fighting taxes. Fight Wall Street, fighting … Continue reading

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“I am a runner”


No, not me….it’s in quotes…it’s my sister’s words. From her sort of famous writing on living with breast cancer. Read it at the end of this blog if you want. That synchronicity thing popped up again. I knew my sister … Continue reading

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Watermelon helps get the job done.


I had some landscape work done this week at my house, (here in Phoenix.) Temperatures hitting 112 this week. The workers start at 6 a.m. to beat some of the heat, but by 11 a.m. it is hot. (yeah  I … Continue reading

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Alumni Reunion #136


I attended my 35th High School reunion in Beardstown, Illinois over Memorial Day weekend. We have a reunion every 5 years, and I have made it to several of them. Beardstown is famous for its alumni weekend and every year, … Continue reading

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Does your car fit in your garage?


Our neighborhood emails recently had a warning that some cars in the area had been broken in to overnight. I felt lucky that I had a garage to keep my 2003 Ford Explorer “safe”. Many people have only carports, or … Continue reading

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