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The Farmer in the Family

Me & My Boys June 1, 2014
Rho & house

I had a minor surgery last Hump Day. As it was late in the day, I stayed overnight in the hospital. Bill came to get me in the morning. With the general anesthesia still clouding my brain, this is the first story I recall from Bill that morning. Bill woke up at 5 a.m. to […]

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Book Draggin’

Hump Day Shorts January 7, 2014
books i need them

Before I joined Bill and the boys in England for Christmas,  I elected to do a private bag drag to Paris, on my own for 36 hours.  Yes, I elected myself — because who else would elect me to go to Paris by myself?  I spent a little more to get there rather than go straight […]

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The Suitcase

Me & My Boys October 5, 2013

On Wednesday Bill returned from a two-week trip around the world: England, China and Indonesia. He proudly takes one small bag on these marathon trips and sends his laundry out in China. His last stop this trip was five days in the coffee fields of Sumatra. Following four flights over 30 hours that finally brought […]

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Dancing with a Foreign City Slicker

Staying Strong April 27, 2011

(Original post date: December 17, 2009) In 1989, a friend introduced me to her soccer coach but told me to take heed as he was a real partier. Six weeks later, I was dating this humorous man with an intriguing English accent. Three months later, we were driving to Iowa to spend Easter with my […]

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