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T’ain’t Funny, McGee

I’ve been sick. It’s not flu, it’s just a very, very bad cold. No vomiting, just coughing. And coughing, and coughing. Aches and tiredness, too. I’m getting better, but slowly. Ellen has it worse than I do, but she’s improving, … Continue reading

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Health, Wealth, Love – and Time

Happy New Year! There’s a Spanish toast I really like: Health, Wealth, Love – and Time to enjoy them. Lovely. We held our annual penny-ante poker game last night, which is why I’m late at getting this blog entry out. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, everyone

We are expecting a dozen at our Christmas feast table in a few hours, so I’d better get at it. I had to order some more Claxton fruit cake, I gave some of my first order away, served some to … Continue reading

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Cheery Hello

Seven days without Metformin and eating normally, my blood sugar this morning was 120 – well within normal range. And my A1C is 5.8, within normal range. Hallelujah! I no longer have Diabetes II. Anyone want a finger pricking device, … Continue reading

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Meow?

Good news from my doctor: I don’t have diabetes anymore. Blood tests prove it, she declared. I’m delighted – but wary. I’ve been taking Metformin for years, and have credited it for my low blood sugar levels. So I’m laying … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Crime Needs Support

When my first novel, Murder at the War, came out in 1987, a local independent bookstore, Once Upon A Crime, held the pub party. Mary Cannon, who also wrote book reviews for Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, owned OUAC. She and … Continue reading

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I’ll Fly Away

Sunday we had a speaker between the two services at St. George’s. She’s my good friend Elizabeth Keith, PhD, a sociologist, a college professor, a healer, a Cherokee, and she spoke on how to respond to the dying as friend, … Continue reading

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