Miss Vera

    On this date in 1907, Vera Owen Bridges was born. She would become a mother 21 years later. Many, many years after that, she would become a great-grandmother. My great-grandmother.   All my memories portray her as an…

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Just an Ordinary Day

    Some days are marked with gold stars on our calendars. We know they’re coming, and those days bring expectations. Sometimes joy, sometimes sorrow. Those days are imbued with plans, with action. Because those days warrant notation on our…

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  I’m recovering from an awesome weekend getaway.   There was food. There was booze. There was dancing. There was romancing.   I’m tired, yo. But I’ll be back tomorrow. With bells on.