Tag Archives: family

  1. Continuing to Continue

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    03/06/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Snow was falling this morning when I woke at about 0600. Big soft flakes, as if a feather pillow was …
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  2. Forging Ahead

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    11/23/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    I spent yesterday in Portland, Oregon.  We drove down to have dinner with my eldest son’s Beloved’s parents.  First we …
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  3. Shifts of Time, Season, and Possessions

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    10/10/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    Yesterday was a rush job.  The husband was unexpectedly home on a vacation day to help deal with a vehicular …
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  4. And Let The Flashbacks Begin…It’s Gunday, Again

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    09/19/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    Damn.  I slept late, and wish now that I had slept later.  My body is already dumping daylight savings time, …
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  5. Monday Mourning

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    12/09/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    This is Candy, snuggled last night into a fold of my sweater. We have been struggling to keep her alive …
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  6. ‘Tis The Season

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    11/20/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    My musings on the winter holiday (yes, my favorite, I admit it) will be over at Experiential Pagan this year, …
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  7. No Cake, No Candles

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    07/23/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    Today would have been my father’s 78th birthday. My age, 60, plus the 18 years old he was the year …
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  8. Ok, To Bloggish Work, After All….Sacred Places

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    05/22/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    Lupa asked for a showing of places sacred to us. Many of my very sacred spots…those places that calm me …
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  9. The Making of the Sentimental Agent in Gardening Zone 8a

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    05/08/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    Yes, that title is a smart-assed ref to a favorite sci-fi by a favorite author. This morning a heavy cloud …
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  10. Disappeared, Just Another Drunk in Mexico

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    02/15/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    Calls to the San Luis, Arizona police have availed me nothing. They contacted the Mexican police across the border and …
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  11. Farewells of the Messy Variety

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    02/14/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    In 2011, I spent New Year’s Eve weeping in worry and sorrow. I was sitting amongst friends, dear and practical …
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  12. Bjorkitude Tuesday, Thinking of the Year to Come

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    12/25/2012 by syrbal-labrys

    It is raining quite hard, with little icy bits mixed in like holiday sprinkles on cookies. My husband is in …
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  13. The Lies, the Lies, the Lies….

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    12/05/2012 by syrbal-labrys

    (Yes, that is a parody of the damned irritating K-Mart ads, thank you.) Ah, the holiday season….that emotional hell that …
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