Exasperating Men

At my annual physical exam, my doctor shared with me the story of a small growth that he had ignored years ago.

He was too busy in medical school to have to have it removed.

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~Photo http://www.pexels.com/pixabay~

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Photo San Jose del Cabo

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San Jose del Cabo ~Photo Lori Greer, January 2018~

I love old, rustic shutters, doors and gates.

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Where they burn books, they will also ultimately burn people*

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Library Shelves ~Photo http://www.pexels.com/Janko Ferlic

“Today, 70 years later, you have the feeling for the first time that history could repeat itself. That that’s not out of the question.”

RALF TEEPE, a civil servant who joined the owner of his local bookstore in protesting a neo-Nazi march in Berlin’s old Jewish quarter. (Quotation from the New York Times, Monday, April 9, 2018.) Continue reading “Where they burn books, they will also ultimately burn people*”

Hello Beautiful Day*

The day of my husband’s funeral the sun was shining.

The sky was blue with little wisps of clouds.

The air was crisp.

It was a beautiful day.

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Age is merely…

Age is merely the  number of years the world has been enjoying you!

I can’t remember where I found this little quote.

I placed it on my kitchen counter and look at it occasionally.

It makes me smile.

I like this view of aging.

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The Yellow Chapel

At a recent art show at The Ford Building in Portland, Oregon I picked up this card.

One side had this picture.

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The Yellow Chapel ~Photo http://www.felicityfenton.com~

 

Interesting, but I was intrigued by the flip side. Continue reading “The Yellow Chapel”

Rose City Coffee

This sign captures the essence of Rose City Coffee.

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Sign at Rose City Coffee, Portland, Oregon ~Photo Lori Greer~

Both locations are warm and inviting.  You want to sit and stay awhile.   Continue reading “Rose City Coffee”

A Love Story

Barnes and Miriam were a senior couple who lived together for several years but were not married.  It was really sweet to see them together. Their devotion and enjoyment of each of other’s company was clearly evident. Continue reading “A Love Story”

If you have a garden…

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.   ~Cicero

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Poster at the public library in Florence, Alabama. Photo Lori Greer

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Thoughts at 10,000 Feet*

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Still learning after all these years.

When I was young, I thought I would know just about everything by the time I graduated from college. Continue reading “Thoughts at 10,000 Feet*”