I have always considered myself the consumate liberal. Given the heritage of my forebears, it never occurred to me to be anything other than accepting and most of all, tolerant of other people. But there are some things that I’m really coming to terms with that has revealed that could only… Read full post »

SEPTEMBER 15, 2009 10:41AM

A psalm for my soldier

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Photo courtesy of US Army

My smile flew away the moment you kissed me goodbye and walked through the gate. 

It waited patiently for you to come sit beside and hold it within/… Read full post »

Ok, here are some of my faves......some are old, some fairly new....but I'm fond of all of them!  They're pretty much self-explanatory......lol




McCain lost




Captain Obvious evil scientist 2





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AUGUST 7, 2009 4:43PM

The Goodbye that was never said


 This is not a new post.  It is a post that was deleted from OS somehow and thankfully, I was able to find a cached copy on Yahoo.com.  So, I'm simply reposting it.  I'm also attaching the original comments.  


My sister- i… Read full post »

AUGUST 6, 2009 2:06PM

My List of Firsts!


1.         Who was your FIRST prom date?

            I never went to my prom and I only have myself to blame. 

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Teddy, here's hoping that you have the most fantastic birthday....EVER!!  You are such an inspiration to so many… Read full post »

JUNE 5, 2009 7:04PM

Our Golden Anniversary

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He cradled her delicate hand into his and leaned in to whisper as he kissed it, “I told you if you stick with me, I’d take y… Read full post »

This was actually uttered by two women in the breakroom:

Insensitive Bimbette #1:   I have so much work to do in my yard.  I need to hire some Mexicans to come do the heavy work.

Really insensitive Bimbette # 2: Well, I'll send my Mexicans over to your house.  They really… Read full post »



Commuters who leave the driving to a municipal employee, usually gets the best of both worlds.  Not only do they not have to contend with negotiating road hazards and reckless drivers, but they get to view their commute from a totally different angle. Read full post »

APRIL 20, 2009 10:26PM

To be reborn in the morning

**Note** This is something that I wrote Monday night because I was thinking about how the elderly are sometimes forgotten and disregarded.  It is not about me, personally, although one day I aspire to become old and gray.  Thanks for reading.
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APRIL 20, 2009 12:07PM

Onecorgilover's Blog Archive

Ok, I'm up to the challenge!  Zuma wanted us to post our top five date night movies.  At some point in my life, these movies have had (and still have) a special meaning for me, so they had to be included in this list.  At some point, I'd actually written a… Read full post »

APRIL 16, 2009 2:04PM

Dirty Haiku Thursday - Chaotic Bliss



jumbled arms and legs

joy cometh in the moaning

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APRIL 15, 2009 9:44AM

Spring is in the air!

Spring is nature's apology for the chills of winter. It's a wondrous time when flowers and trees wake from their long slumber to greet us with colorful brilliance as thanks for our patience. I wanted to share a few gems from my garden that I was able to capture… Read full post »

I was six when I first learned that I was different.  None of my classmates seemed to want to talk to me much or play with me during recess.  I didn’t exactly understand the giggles and the pointing.  My innocence made me believe that the pointing meant that they were choosing/Read full post »

Rachelle Ferrell is a consumate contemporary jazz/pop vocalist.  I became a fan from the moment I first heard her sing in 1992.  She has one of the most smooth and soulful voices in the industry and is one of the most underrated singers in that genre.  Her expressive facial machination… Read full post »

Bless those whose once soft, downy pillow has now morphed into the cold, bitter concrete.

Shelter those whose homes are now a tattered mosaic of cardboard boxes and pieces of plastic sheeting.

Watch over those who no longer live within the safe confines… Read full post »

 courtesy of www.ehow.com

What’s purported to be a recent trend in the dating world is something called man-sharing.  However, most people ‘in the know’ are aware that this trend is as old as Methuselah.  It’s a pop psych take on what folks ha/

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 courtesy: www.blackloving.co.uk

“Hey, you!” It was Billy.  “Would you mind coming by the hospital?  I wanted your opinion on something that I’m thinking of buying my mom for her birthday…you know, since you have impeccable taste and all.”… Read full post »

I decided to post parts 4-6 in succession each day.....hope you enjoy it!


“September!”  exclaimed Clarissa as she sprung from her chair to give her a hug.

Billy quickly navigated his eyes toward the door and he smiled/winced at September.

&… Read full post »

Through the foggy haze of words, she managed to ascertain that the woman standing before her was Billy’s sister and she had firsthand knowledge of her!  Now, she knew at this point she had to restrain herself from doing cartwheels in the middle of the ICU, so she pulled Clarissa Walsh/… Read full post »

 Here's part two of the series and sequel to my B.M.O.C.  post.  Thanks to everyone who has been reading thus far and hopefully to new readers as well:


“Dr. Morris, step aside.  Take the patient to OR1, Dr. Stinson”.Read full post »

This is a follow up to my B.M.O.C.  post that I wrote last month.  Since it's rather long and I'm still writing parts of it, I decided to post it in periodic installments.  Please feel free to comment as I am really trying to improve my writing.  Thanks!

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I have never quite understood t… Read full post »

Hi guys,

I placed a statcounter on my Siren Call of Mount Kilimanjaro  post on 01/26/09.   Up until yesterday at about 10 am, I only had 55 visits to that post....period.  I now have 90 additional  unique visits since yesterday, which makes me think the article was posted elsewher… Read full post »