Monthly Archives: August 2011

Of Tea Leaves and Coffee Dregs

I have Irish ancestors and was raised with not only a sense of the ridiculous but a life steeped in superstition, story, and practical jokes. Oh, and a lot of beer. My mother read tea leaves when I was young. … Continue reading

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Tough Times

I obviously have a large invitation on my forehead: come on over it says, and gives a seductive wink, or maybe it’s just the dampness of my forehead, gleaming with sweat from the desert heat that entices the scammers. This … Continue reading

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Embracing change

While I worked out at the gym yesterday, a woman and I talked about change. She’d seen a bumper sticker that read, Hope and Change: I’ll take the hope, you keep the change. That made me laugh, and I needed to … Continue reading

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