Category Archives: Experiments and Challenges

The Racing Heartbeat of Deadlines

I’m on deadline this morning.  Click on the picture of Lady Alone Traveler in another lifetime for a little “remember when.” Handy from another lifetime looks cute, too, doesn’t he?

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The Speed of the Human Spirit

Last week, I had an opportunity to speak on the telephone with one of my favorite work consultants.  He’s a man of about my father’s age, specializing in one aspect of the work I do.  For some unknown reason, I … Continue reading

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Live your Life with Pepper

Handy loves pepper.  Not a dish arrives at table by his hand that isn’t sprinkled, dusted, seasoned or infused with freshly ground peppercorns.  It’s been an adjustment for me because I don’t love pepper with Handy’s same passion.  My mother, … Continue reading

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Act Your Age

I found this funny old advertisement in the August, 1941 Good Housekeeping magazine. If I could find a smart outfit like hers, sensible leather shoes included, I’d act my age too.

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Next to Godliness

There is an old adage that says “cleanliness is next to Godliness.”  The origins of this statement are unclear; if you think about it, it’s a binary construct.  If cleanliness is next to Godliness, then is dirt of the Devil?  … Continue reading

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Don’t Tell Helen

I half-heartedly planned a jaunt to Boston on Saturday, to a boutique shopping event.  I made my reservation, paid the entrance fee, and starting working through the logistics in my head.  A shopping trip to “the big city” was just … Continue reading

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Myths About Goats

On one of my Lady Alone Traveler trips, I went to Head Tide to see the birth place of Edwin Arlington Robinson.  It was a trip along roads less traveled and it only seemed like I couldn’t get there from … Continue reading

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