Category Archives: Musings

Doing the Laundry

Today is January 20, 2017, and at this moment, in Washington, D.C., Donald Trump is being sworn in as the 45th President of the USA. I need to do my laundry in town, since it is damp and foggy outside … Continue reading

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Being Retired

Being retired must be different for everyone.  Some plan for it, and some do not.  I did not.  I knew only that I could not keep doing what I had been doing for years: being at the beck and call … Continue reading

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The Goal of Being Happy

Being happy was all that I ever wished to be.  As a child, I was happiest when hanging out with our dogs, or tagging along with my dad out on the ranch.  I was in a learning mode, although I … Continue reading

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The Everpresent Unknown/the Void

The Unknown, the Void, is ever present.  I listen.  All is quiet as this new day dawns.  What this day brings, I do not know. I do know that Spring is coming, for the little fig tree I bring in … Continue reading

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What is This Life?!?

What is this life? Having fallen asleep in my chair, I wake up at 2 a.m. and go to my bed.  After an hour of not being able to sleep, I get up and make coffee and toast leftover biscuits.  … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Life and Death

The mystery of life and death, being in the present moment, seems, at times, so profound. I am writing, high from a couple of cups of red wine, using the energy from the battery bank a friend set up for … Continue reading

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It Is All The Same

It is all the same, is it not?  The words of the old folk song come to mind, “De Midnight Special“:  “Well, you wake up in the morning’, you hear the ding-dong ring, you go over to the table, You … Continue reading

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Waiting

I am waiting for the cake to bake.  It is an “apple dapple” cake, full of sugar, fruit, and nuts.  This morning was wonderfully cool when I opened the front door for my dog.  The rose and azalea I transplanted … Continue reading

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Motivation and Heart

  “What is it that could be motivating them so much, so much where they have also sacrificed so much for their beliefs, for their agenda, for their evil plot of destruction and their quest for more money, power and … Continue reading

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Nobody Ever Really Knows

Nobody ever really knows what is going on with another fellow human.  One can appear to have it all, to be incredibly gifted, have a wonderful life, have great kids, be living one’s passion.  And yet, one may be suffering … Continue reading

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