The roses need planting

Last week I went to my membership club and purchased my usual staples, including coffee, bath tissue, paper towels, and food items. As a single person, I don’t often buy food in bulk unless it is canned or frozen (and I have enough room in the freezer).  While at the store, I spied some rose …

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2016: A Cup of Disappointment

2016: A Cup of Disappointment Several years ago I initiated a ‘renewable’ title for my New Year blog posts, the year followed by “A Cup of…” the one word that seemed to encapsulate the year.  The first year I took the idea from “Auld Lang Syne” lyric and the film, It's a Wonderful Life – …

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Massacre at the movies: Finally on Trial

On April 27, 2015, the trial of the shooter in the Aurora, CO movie theater massacre began. I will not name him in this post. His youngest victim was just six years old on that night in July of 2012. A movie theater – as well as a sporting event, school, church, synagogue, mosque, playground …

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Green Wednesday and New Year’s Day Mimosas in a can

This morning, January 1, 2014, I woke up in a state that has made itself the world’s experiment and media news that is making the experiment a spectacle. Recreational marijuana is now legal in Colorado, albeit with some restrictions. Comments on news posts about Amendment 64, Colorado’s 2012 law legalizing recreational marijuana, span from celebratory …

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