Sunday, June 19, 2016
Sweet thoughts of my Dad on Father's Day
     On this Father's Day, and every day, I'm so grateful for my excellent, wonderful Dad.   He is the personification of all the finest traits you could hope for in a man.  He is good-natured, always quick with a smile or a good word, and he is a great and present help to all around him who might need a hand.  He is industrious and energetically attacks any task that needs to be addressed.  He is unflinching in his morals and integrity, and stands for what is right.   I am truly blessed, and I love him so very dearly.  Happy Father's Day, Dad, and thank you for being so wonderful. 
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Monday, June 13, 2016
On the terrorist attack in Orlando:
Blaming the implements used in this attack is like blaming fertilizer and rental trucks for the OKC bombing. It's like blaming rooftops for the murder of all the gay men thrown from them. 
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Sunday, June 12, 2016
Sunday, Puppy Sunday: mini pup-tent on the recliner
Home from Dallas, relaxing with my furballs. :)

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Sunday, June 05, 2016
Sunday, Puppy Sunday: knackered puppies
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Sunday, May 29, 2016
Should auld acquaintance be forgot...
Today I am reeling from the loss of my friend Ray Carter

Ray was a remarkable person and my dear, close friend.   We'd often share conversation during his commute home through ungodly Seattle traffic, and we've logged hundreds of hours of phone time over the past eight years, since we first met at Blogrado.  We hosted a party together at the Houston NRA convention, and had plans to host more.  Last week he told me we'll host the first gunblogger party in heaven.  I'm holding you to that, Ray.  And thank you for being my friend.

R.I.P.
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Thursday, May 26, 2016
My bedbugs
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Wise words:

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Thursday, May 19, 2016
Doggie stretch:


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So funny:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CB4KFsV7Bqk&feature=share

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Oak leaf hydrangea
They smell of honey. 
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Tuesday, May 10, 2016
If you form a lap, they will come.
They pile up like furry monkey bread. 
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Thursday, May 05, 2016
In which your humble narrator levitates:
I've been fraught with anxiety over the grading of my big paper in The Hardest English Class I've ever taken. In truth, it's been quite technical and in the weeds, of necessity. It's a Senior/Grad course, and I've struggled a bit. The research paper makes the bulk of the grade, and I was worried about passing.  I went with my gut and wrote in a personable manner , rather than presenting the information in a technical, formal style. I guess my instinct wasn't too bad:

I am ecstatic. So relieved, and so happy to see a good payoff for my work this semester. Worth it. 
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Monday, May 02, 2016
Oh, you beautiful doll!
You great big beautiful doll!
So happy to see these grand sprays of blooms. *le sigh*

School will be out in 11 days, and maybe I can get some gardening done, then!

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Sunday, May 01, 2016
Sunday, Puppy Sunday: a proper lie-in
Here are all three pups. Praline is sentinel puppy and is permanently on watchdog duty, mostly. The wiener and chiweenie, however, will eke out every possible second of snuggles. They are my teeny tiny toasties!
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