Category Archives: Heebie-jeebies

I heart novocain

My nice dentist recommended some preventative dental work in the interest of my health and well-being and not because he wants a nicer vacation rental this summer. Novocain was “unnecessary” but I asked for it because I am a big … Continue reading

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Another mouse bites the dust

After the holiday rush, I sink into my suddenly shortened to-do list like a hot bath. After so much crazy, I can’t help gobbling up the free time that materializes overnight. So that’s what I’ve been doing this week. Sue … Continue reading

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Of mice and me

First, there were Jacque and Gus, who kept Cinderelly company. Then of course there was Frederick, who gathered colors and words and the warmth of the sun to comfort his family through the long, cold winter. And I can’t forget … Continue reading

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Apiphobia

I’m not afraid of bees, but I’d prefer not to be stung, thank you very much. I don’t get hysterical when they approach, but I respect their personal space. And I really appreciate the favor they do for us with … Continue reading

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I deserve no sympathy for this

Yesterday I did something scary yet entirely unimpressive (because it proves just how vain I really am). I got an IPL photofacial to remove sun-damaged spots on my face. Why was this scary? Because I knew what to expect. As … Continue reading

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Wild goose chase

Certain things can really focus your attention, really bring you into the present moment. Like being chased by a crazed goose. This is not my writing prompt exercise from yesterday; this happened. Today I went for a jog on a … Continue reading

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A moment of cowardice

Kayla is not happy in her new home. After only a month, our hermit crab has decided to do whatever it takes to escape, even if it means leaving one piece at a time. One of her claws fell off. … Continue reading

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