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Brace Yourself.

Brace Yourself.

Because summer is the best time to wear a brace on your wrist!

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I Got Invited to a Friend’s House!

I Got Invited to a Friend’s House!

I’m guest blogging over at a friend’s place. Follow me over and check it out!

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It’s Best Not to Wonder.

It’s Best Not to Wonder.

If I had to guess, I’d say my father was probably fishing on Sunday. He once told me that was what he liked to do with his time. He also used to do projects around the house, like that year he spent digging out a basement underneath the cabin he lived in, but I’m not sure he’s in any shape to do that sort of thing anymore. He turned 65 last month. At that age, I guess anything is possible though. I really wouldn’t know. While I did my best to keep the focus of Father’s Day on my husband, thoughts of my own father kept creeping into my mind. I...
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Estate Sale.

Estate Sale.

The drawer was pulled open. The utensils slammed against the back from force. The plastic tray holding them scraped the bottom, the same rattle-scrape for twenty-five years. These knives were once weapons used against us both. I’ll be glad when they’re gone.   To find out what the gargleblaster is, click the badge above. You can read the other entries into the challenge and vote for your favorites on Tuesday. Edited to add: Hey look! I came in 7th and earned myself a top row seven badge. Yay...
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A Question of Loyalty.

A Question of Loyalty.

He wasn’t technically my boss, but he had power within the organization and he lorded it over me as if he were. I will admit that in the beginning I enjoyed the perks his position afforded me. One day I was invited into his office to chat and told to shut the door. He told me he needed to know if I was happy with my job. I said that I guessed I was, sure. That wasn’t good enough. He wanted a yes or no answer. While I didn’t feel like I was going after my calling by spreadsheeting insurance rates and finding out why claims weren’t paid, it was...