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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 1974-2021.

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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

A SAGA November 28, 2019 ...


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...


November 07, 2019

FALL in Postcards 4

Fall is finally approaching Southern California. I have the heavy quilt on the bed, and even some leaves are changing colors at last. Most days I do a doctor thing, yesterday was that CT ...


November 05, 2019

NOVEMBER ORTS in Postcards 4

• That little cottage once on the corner of Narragansett and Sunset Cliffs is gone now. They bulldozed down the cottage, the trees, and the ambience of old OB, and replaced it with 1990...


November 01, 2019

HURRY, HURRY in Postcards 4

“I understand you are in a hurry,” said the doctor. “Only because the cancer is,” I replied. The surgeon finally released me to the Pulmonary man. Hurrah. Before going into that office to...


October 30, 2019

MORE 1 in Postcards 4

Jerry sent all these photos with the label More 1, More 2…etc. Here we all are, almost fifty years later, posing in front of number 20 Second Avenue. Mother and her brother, Uncle Charli...


October 29, 2019

PHOTOS in Postcards 4

My cousin Jerry sent me a wonderful accumulation of family photographs. Yes, I had many of them, but I had this entertaining one she didn’t send. Here’s a grandfather I never knew and my...


October 27, 2019

A SAUNTER in Postcards 4

The little diesel railroad the travels near the Zoo. “You had better get used to being with me,” George told me yesterday. He’s cancelled the cruise and stay at the Queen Mary. “Pretty soon...


October 26, 2019

ALIVE, ALIVE-O in Postcards 4

This is the last free week before chemo. As far as I know. I’m planning to go with G to the park to see the new show at the museum then go to the Zoo. They used to have a low cost member...


October 23, 2019

BREATH WILL COME in Postcards 4

Each time I wake up from another test, I feel as if I am going to live forever. I know there are more long train trips ahead, there are paintings to be hung, and there are quilts just wait...


October 22, 2019

CHARMED in Postcards 4

Sometimes, a smile is all you need to center your day. Sometimes a pause in the past is the perfect thing. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Himself: Friday he will be signi...


October 20, 2019

OUT in Postcards 4

I’m trying to poke G to get out and about today. I’m stirring the pot, jiggling the bowl, and moving the masses around. He’s playing one of those games. I’m not. “Why do you always lea...


October 18, 2019

A WAR ZONE in Postcards 4

It was quiet until a minute ago. Now there is a heavy duty cop-chopper circling, and sirens ring from every side. G says he’s not at all curious what’s happening one block down the street. ...


October 15, 2019

MY FRIEND in Postcards 4

<center></center> My friend Dixie Anna. There are those unexpected calls so rational sounding, such a nice voice in my ear, jolting me upright. She fell, moving pictures around. Who a...


October 14, 2019

LAUGHTER in Postcards 4

2013 Sometimes I whine, but usually I laugh at myself. Laughter keeps those around me going too. The Lasix leads me to run for the bathroom but often I find myself leaking in the most ino...


October 12, 2019

TICKET SALES PLUS in Postcards 4

• George is over there with three separate browsers open. It’s the first ticket sales day for Comic Con 2020. He has hopes of getting one day tickets for two of us, and four days ticket...


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