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It’s Only Money

The coin show was fun. There were some beautiful and valuable coins bought and sold there, including gold ones. Over seven hundred people came just on Saturday. I thought hard about buying the Queen Victoria silver crown coin, but just … Continue reading

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Love of Money

This Friday and Saturday I will be at the “Money Show,” put on by the Northwest Coin Club, of which I am a proud member. Coins and paper money of every era and nation will be bought, sold and traded. … Continue reading

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Previously Owned by a Gay Man

My injured sister-in-law is talking about selling her big house and moving into a senior condo or co-op.  Most of these places allow two small dogs, or two cats, or a cat and a dog. Not three animals. Since she … Continue reading

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Six Characters in Search of a Plot

Still coughing. And coughing. I think I’m over the flu, but there’s this darn cough. We bought a whole bag of grapefruit and are working our way through it. God bless grapefruit. I somehow got onto the committee charged with … Continue reading

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English Major’s Lament

So now I have flu. Went to Urgent Care where a doctor stuck a very, very long and thin Q-tip up my nose, took the result away and came back with the diagnosis – did you know they can do … Continue reading

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Prognosticator – Not!

I am not a good prognosticator. For example, last week I wrote this: Later today I am going for a mammogram – my last. One of the good things – and there are a few – about getting older is … Continue reading

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Pleasant Discovery

Java the cat is settling in, as seen by her asserting herself on things that don’t really matter. For example, she cannot bear a closed door. When Ellen wished to sleep in undisturbed, Java came to find me and begin … Continue reading

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