Author Archives: monica1960

Laundry

When the Whirlpool Corporation came out with a consumer version of the front loading washing machine, I set my sites upon it like a laser. What could be better than having your own laundromat washer at home? I couldn’t wait … Continue reading

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Blank Book

I do not recall when I bought it. A lofty New Year’s resolution from long ago to keep a journal. Turns out, I didn’t have that much to say on a daily basis and abandoned the book. So, the book … Continue reading

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Bees

After months or reading, classes, hive assembly and painting, yesterday I became a beekeeper. I picked up my pre-ordered box of bees and brought them home. And promptly got stung. In the face. Yes, I am truly a novice and … Continue reading

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Better

Today is the day for lofty and mostly empty resolutions. Diet, exercise more, organize, on and on. All made with the best of intent and sincerity yet people being people, rarely attained. I haven’t made an actual resolution in years. … Continue reading

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I Am Not a Runner

I participated in the Boilermaker 15K in Utica, New York on July 10, 2011. Notice I did not say that I ran the race. I did not. Despite my best effort, I knew as soon as my foot hit the … Continue reading

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Hair

A few weeks ago I turned fifty. A few days after that I shaved my head. One did not preclude the other however. This was not any sort of midlife crisis. It was pure curiosity. I have long pondered what … Continue reading

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Hello world!

It strikes me as somewhat arrogant to think that anyone would be interested in what I have to say. However, I have also learned that sometimes it’s a good thing to get things out of one’s brain lest they fester … Continue reading

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