Tag Archives: Love

The $1.00 Car Wash

After a week-long road trip, it was a welcome sign. CAR WASH $1. A group of about 30 people, all ages, all races gathered with sponges, hoses, soap- filled buckets and towels and did an amazing job. As I approached to … Continue reading

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A message as we approach Mother’s Day. At first, funny. Then, a bit sad. But a message, still.  

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Best in Show

With apologies to the Westminster Kennel Club, our very own version of the best in show. We weren’t looking for a dog when he and 6 sibling pups were displayed in a box at the entrance to our small, rural … Continue reading

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A Job for Life

I served as escort for my son’s oral surgery last week. He is 29. As I sat in the lobby, I had to restrain the urge to go back with him to the operating room. He was nervous, I could … Continue reading

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Merry 🎄

Wishing you peace, love and joy. Merry Christmas

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3 Day Quote Challenge…The End

From my favorite Beatles album, Abbey Road, these 32 seconds of inspiration from Lennon and McCartney. And just for fun, from my namesake, Mr. Van by the River, Chris Farley. http://www.boreme.com/posting.php?id=15851 Special thanks to Judy at Edwina’s Episodes for the … Continue reading

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Love, Unexpressed

On this day that honors love in all its glorious forms, I dedicate this one to all those folks who feel it with such intensity, yet cannot express it. It was first recorded in 1972 by Brenda Lee, then again … Continue reading

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Love by Dr. Seuss

     Sometimes, it’s so simple, it’s just perfect.

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