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Base Ingratitudes

Base Ingratitudes

A recent Lenten meditation “inspired”  my most recent painting. (Art & Theology: Lent, Day 20.) Then, a phrase, BASE INGRATITUDES,  from a favorite old book became its name. The figure in Caitlin Connolly’s  painting is carrying something — and in these past four...

In Between Surgeries

In Between Surgeries

Waiting In between eye surgeries what I was told is true. Now, with one surgery down and one to go, I see better without my glasses; except for up close reading. And when I put on older specs, it is like putting on the former cataract.  Talk about a memory lane not...

It Could Have Been Snow

It Could Have Been Snow

Snow?! It could have been snow, I said to Doug as the fourth day of rain began. The vestiges of hurricane Ian met some wind and formed what some forecasters called a Nor’ Easter.   So far, we've had four + inches of rain; that would  would have been a bunch of snow — ...

Updates from the Porch

Updates from the Porch

First: I am glad I have updates from the porch!  I am grateful for so much — even change -- which is as disconcerting as ever. Second, I [still]  have NO idea where time is going. (Time Flies) I bet you don’t either if you are a seasoned citizen! (LOL) The clock...

Half a Century of Rights Overturned

Half a Century of Rights Overturned

Half a century ago, we were angry with each other and the government because of the Vietnam war, civil rights  — and Watergate.   Then the Supreme Court  decided abortion was a constitutional right.  (9 Things You Should Know About Roe v Wade) Fifty years ago,...

Appliances and What They Teach Me

Appliances and What They Teach Me

Appliances are a mixed blessing; they teach me over and over the limitations of my knowledge. But where would I be without them?(!) Whether it is the TV, my phone, or, this time, a refrigerator, I do not  understand what makes them work, no matter how detailed or...

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