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Mirrors and the Lessons They Reflect

Mirrors and the Lessons They Reflect

Mirrors Reflect More Than I Want to See There is something about three-way dressing room mirrors and fluorescent lighting that remind me finding age appropriate, size forgiving, and flattering clothes is getting harder. Just around the corner in every woman's mind -...

My Mind Versus My Mirror

My Mind Versus My Mirror

I look different in my mind than I do in my mirror. My hair is better; I am thinner, and not as wrinkled in my mind. I am also smarter in my mind than in real life! I have a better sense of humor, more patience, courage, and compassion inside my head. Get me in front...

Elinor’s Observation Works for Me

Elinor’s Observation Works for Me

The Observation Still Works Elinor Dashwood’s observation works for me: she expressed the restraint our current events necessitates:  “And sometimes I have kept my feelings to myself, because I could find no language to describe them in.” (Sense in Sensibility)  Just...

I’ve Lost Count

I’ve Lost Count

I’ve lost count; not of my birthday cards; of my paintings. Today seemed like as good a time as any to do something about the overflow engulfing the mantle, and dresser. I tried sorting and counting. But just when I thought all were properly arranged, I’d find one I...

Why Am I So Slow?

Why Am I So Slow?

When did I first ask myself, why am I so slow? Well, my moving slowly isn’t the fault of COVID-19. I am slow because I am OLD . . . but cute. I don’t remember when I realized how I’ve slowed down, but it isn’t just because I am not venturing forth. You walk like an...

What Questions Am I Asking?

What Questions Am I Asking?

What questions am I asking of myself? Have I permitted my assumptions and opinions about history and current events to close my mind, and harden my heart? Surely not I, Lord? Oh yeah, Baby: YOU! Five years ago, Doug asked a question in the wake of the Baltimore riot...

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