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Mother is more verb than noun

Since I am one, I’ve been giving some thought to the whole Mother’s Day celebration that happens this weekend. As I sat pondering the recognition ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Tuesday, May 7, 2019 11:38 pm

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Google agrees: Definite case of lethonomia in this head

It’s a new day. The sun is shining; the birds are singing. I’m starting my morning — making up the bed, putting on my clothes. ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Wednesday, May 1, 2019 12:00 am

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Even the animals appear partisan these days

After keen observation, I determined my dogs are liberals, possibly Democrats. My cats, on the other hand, are conservatives, possibly Republicans, maybe Independents. Now before ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Wednesday, April 24, 2019 2:19 am

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Easter bonnets reminiscent of less casual days

“In your Easter bonnet with all the frills upon it…” That song keeps singing in my head. Does that ever happen to you? A song, ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Wednesday, April 17, 2019 2:03 am

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Awareness is good, but we need action, too

Today is the day to wear blue. I am cold this morning and as I survey my closet, there is nothing blue that looks comfortably ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Wednesday, April 3, 2019 1:47 am

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Does your comfort zone become a prison?

Can your comfort zone become your prison cell? Now that is an interesting question isn’t it? It’s one I’m giving some thought these days because ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Wednesday, March 27, 2019 12:00 am

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Hometown always stays in one’s heart

Your heart never completely leaves your hometown, no matter how far you roam. That’s especially true if you were lucky enough to grow up in ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:52 am

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Rows of seeds hold promise of springtime

Oh yes, it happened; displays filled with every kind of seed imaginable arrived. I spotted them when I walked through the door of the garden ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Wednesday, March 13, 2019 8:51 pm

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Life can change in a blink of an eye

In the blink of an eye, something can happen. In the time it takes to breathe in and out, life can change forever. We say ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Wednesday, March 6, 2019 1:19 am

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Honor those who lived large with large living

It is a fact of life that from the time we take our first breath, we head in one direction. Not to sound too morbid, ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Wednesday, February 27, 2019 2:02 am

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