Category Archives: autumn

#throwbackthursday First Days

A story from August of 2012. My younger son was a great student but his first day of senior year was a little rocky. This is what happened and how I tried to make it better and then got to … Continue reading

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Ballottement: a physical diagnostic technique used to detect solid objects surrounded by fluid, as abdominal organs or tumors. . .   A few weeks ago, the cows came home for pregnancy checks and vaccines. I was infinitely curious about how all … Continue reading

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If you need me, I’ll be in the bath tub

In the spirit of over sharing because that’s how I’m rolling this week: Once upon a time I had a serious issue with depression: like years and years of depression that went untreated. But then I had a lot of … Continue reading

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Safety First

One afternoon, me and the New Boyfriend were walking the field adjacent to the yellow house. Again, he voiced his concern that I was alone on the property and did a safety check with me…take my cell phone whenever I’m … Continue reading

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Animal Farm

The other night over dinner, I was talking about how I was looking for Beatrice one morning and I saw her limping in from a pasture towards the yard, her right front paw tucked up to her shoulder. I was a … Continue reading

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Dios de los Muertos

“Death is alive, they whispered. Death lives inside life, as bones dance within the body. Yesterday is within today. Yesterday never dies.”  –Luis Alberto Urrea

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The Sequel

A year ago if you had told me I was starting a new blog and not one but two posts would involve “silage”, I would have snort laughed and said: “A blog? I don’t have anything to say!”   And … Continue reading

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