Monthly Archives: January 2013

Crazy Weather

Our weather has been crazy … and it’s making us crazy as well. Saturday the temperatures were fairly typical winter temps. That night and early Sunday morning we had freezing rain which, of course, meant icy streets. However, Sunday afternoon … Continue reading

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How Will You Be Described

Have you ever given thought to how you will be described after you die? This thought has occurred to me but never as much as this week. Stan Musial, a baseball player in St. Louis, passed away. The newspaper has … Continue reading

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Another “Who Would Have Thought”

Yesterday I had another “Who would have thought” experience. I had an appointment with my doctor for a regular check-up type visit. The alarm went off and I groggily got out of bed with the idea of getting ready to … Continue reading

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Who Would Have Thought

You know, sometimes things happen that you never would have imagined. This morning, I had one of those experiences. I was teaching a knitting class. There was just one student. She looked vaguely familiar but I really didn’t remember or … Continue reading

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Hard To Stay Interested

One of my part-time jobs is doing tape transcriptions. I currently have a job for a local professor. I usually find his projects interesting but this one … not so much. The main reason I’m struggling to complete this project … Continue reading

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A Tutor’s Life

Today is the day I go to tutor JW in reading. I was running late this morning — mornings are not my best time — so I called the school to let the teacher know I would be late. When … Continue reading

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Farewell to Unknown Mentor

Jim Fox was a columnist for the Post-Dispatch and the South Side Journal during his career. He held many other positions at the Post but I “knew” him mostly as a columnist. He didn’t know it but he served as … Continue reading

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