Category Archives: breakdown

Living on the edge – still

Recently I have become, if not complacent (I don’t imagine I’ll ever be complacent again), a bit more at ease with our situation. We have a home and I’m employed. We don’t have much – in possessions or cash- but … Continue reading

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I blame the lady at the BMV for Old Blue’s demise

Luck is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it. Hunter S. Thompson   Old Blue, some of you will recall, is our 2003 Dodge Caravan, our little engine that … Continue reading

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Stark Realization

Last week I attended the performance of a new play, written by a young playwright, at the university.  I won the tickets while listening to my local NPR station, and took my oldest daughter who is involved in theater.   It … Continue reading

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