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Journaling since 1974. I'm an artist, book lady, and quilter living at the beach with a car guy. I volunteer with lots of books. All entries are copyrighted under the author's legal name under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported. © Copyright 1974-2020.

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Chaos and Fear in Postcards 4

I lived in Hollywood during the 1965 Watts Riots. I lived down here in San Diego 1992when a brick smashed in Rodney King’s head in LA. And this time, I was here for these riots in my home town....


May 23, 2020

WEST WING in Postcards 4

<center></center> I slept yesterday until noon. Dear G ranted about it until almost dinner, “Walk, walk, walk; and sit and stand all day tomorrow,” he declared. I shouldn’t ign...


May 19, 2020

OUT TO SEA in Postcards 4

<center></center> I hope I am not going downhill again. Yesterday I could not remember how to work Photoshop. I felt bereft. Even more so when I couldn’t remember how to make a link...


It almost takes a jackhammer to get me moving these days. I confess; I’m the laziest person you know. I’m the lady who used to run on the beach when my kids were small. Even worse, I ...


May 08, 2020

GLORIOUS FOODS in Postcards 4

I came home a week ago to Chinese takeout. Sunday night was meatloaf, a nice juicy, flavorful meatloaf. He did a little research amongst my old cookbooks, then he added minced chilies. Y...


May 06, 2020

JIGSAWS in Postcards 4

<center></center> I was enjoying Kay’s entry for the day on a 1200 piece Jigsaw puzzle that arrived for her husband. Kay photographed several stages, and the final image is of the bo...


May 06, 2020

BANISHING DUST in Postcards 4

A quiet start to the day led to rushing around. The last of the boxes down, or up, and the dust of the last six months banished in the living room. He won’t let me upstairs. George admit...


May 02, 2020

MAKEOVERS in Postcards 4

Just before lunch time, we headed out into the brave new world. There was a line heading into the bakery. There was another line outside Target, and there was security directing traffic. ...


April 29, 2020

Home at last. in Postcards 4

I’m almost packed now. The last thing to do is wind up the computer and TV wirings. I will do that in the morning. I will leave the plugging it all back in to George tomorrow. Yes, I re...


April 26, 2020

JOURNEYING in Postcards 4

<center></center> I walk, I do my cranberry juice, and I watch another episode of …then I do it all again. The journeyers, Tim and Prunella, are now in their eighties, and she...


April 25, 2020

DISTRACTIONS in Postcards 4

No, I am not sicker. Yes, I fell into an excellent book as well as binge watching an addictive BBC series on longboats. And canals. They did me in. I didn’t even want to talk with the S...


April 20, 2020

WELL, WELL! in Postcards 4

The Physical Therapist arrived, and only startled me a little. I thought the pleasant OT was scheduled. Nope. She’s finished…what a shame. I did everything G want’s…sit, stand, walk, sh...


April 17, 2020

Officially in Postcards 4

We almost always go to the “meeting by the bay.” Zoom is such an easy way to attend meetings. I would go to meetings via ZOOM all the time if my fellow drunks wouldn’t look down their noses a...


April 16, 2020

GREENERY in Postcards 4

The day could have gone better. The OT became truly upset when looking at my cumulative BP’s for the month. 122/62 today would be a best case scenario. Resting. I note that my meds list doe...


April 10, 2020

CAN HE LIFT ME? in Postcards 4

<center><font size="1">IN ALASKA.</font></center> Isolation is driving us all mad. The first thing Bobbie said to me today was, “My credit score just went up to 850.” Ge...


December 07, 2019

HUGS in Postcards 4

Captain Poolie. • I remembered a nurse who cared for Poolie yesterday. • The doc says that my immune system is in really good shape. • My core is really weak. I need to build it up...


December 01, 2019

BIG HAIR 'S in Postcards 4

Yes. That’s my hair not a wig… tho I often used to wear one. Today G is going to trim my head to one inch long. I feel quite daring too. How about half a nanner and half an apple burrit...


November 30, 2019

A SAGA November 30, 2019 in Postcards 4

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November 18, 2019

MY FRIEND DIXIE in Postcards 4

I met Dixie Anna at 14 and I was fifteen. Dixie was of great value to me as was her brother. Oh, teen agers. We three went to an alternate High School where we were not the brightest of s...


George has been struggling for weeks to get the TV cable running again. Not. We had dead air, screeches, scattered and broken images, ‘we are starting, we are booting, we are welcoming you, we...


November 16, 2019

day one: a landing in Postcards 4

Not bad at all. The MD Anderson Cancer Center has gentle and kind well in hand. The pictures on the link below make it all look much better than it is too. If you arrive at noon, all is chaos…....


November 15, 2019

SMILE in Postcards 4

Our TV has worked on and off for the last three weeks. Yes, I caught some of the first day of the hearings, but mostly the cable box isn’t working. We have internet. This is good. Littl...


November 13, 2019

HORROR in Postcards 4

• Would you believe: “Castle Rock is an American psychological horror anthology web television series, featuring and inspired by characters, settings, and themes from the stories of Steph...


November 11, 2019

LOST MY BLOGGER BLOG in Postcards 4

Yesterday, as I was leaving, I noticed that Blogger put up a notice, probably on all blogs. It let all bloggers know that they were going to notify European users about cookies. After I c...


November 10, 2019

VETERANS DAY in Postcards 4

There’s lots of fuss everywhere this year. Perhaps more than usual. I’m doing the laundry, and G is working. Such normal sort of stuff when many of us are celebrating holidays. CBS gave...


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