Lucinda Maria James

Lucy, as she was called, arrived in my life in late summer 1996 in Longmont Colorado. I had a small apartment and was in the process of leaving Colorado and  heading for Raleigh,… Continue reading

Thoughts are like arrows

Thoughts are like arrows: Once released they strike their mark. Guard them well or one day you may be your own victim. Navajo proverb. This is a more elegant way of saying: Better… Continue reading

Earworm

An earworm is a catchy piece of music that continually repeats through a person’s mind after it is no longer playing. Phrases used to describe an earworm include musical imagery repetition, involuntary musical imagery, and stuck song syndrome. Today the song… Continue reading

Far From Home

There was a  recent post on WordPress asking readers what is the  furthest from home you have ever been. I guess my answer would be around 7,648 miles. That would be at the… Continue reading

George Leon James

He was my father. He was your father-in-law, but loved you more as a daughter than as a daughter-in-law. He taught you how to make a pineapple upside down cake and a pot… Continue reading

Boss Man and Cat Daddy

I had the pleasure of taking Robert to his cancer treatments over a year before he passed away. At one time we went 10 consecutive days. You try and not become friends of… Continue reading

Walking Workout

was out walking 4.04 miles in 1h:17m:36s using Endomondo. via Endomondo Walking Workout. Well at least I was out in this humidity.

When I look in the mirror, I….

Run and Hide Try and avoid looking in the mirror Be like my cats and don’t look directly at my reflection Really, I don’t see the person I “feel” like. Where is the… Continue reading

The Great Migration

The Great Migration is a cycle of life and death, played out on the plains of the Serengeti (in Tanzania) and Masai Mara (in Kenya). Some 1.4 million wildebeest, 250,000 Burchell’s zebra and… Continue reading

Married Carole James

Just celebrated 22 years of marriage last week. I met Carole when we both worked for IBM in California. We were transferred from CA, to AZ, CO, and finally here in NC. Both… Continue reading

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