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Coming Clean

A couple of months ago I finished one of the three books I was reading, titled The Sweet Revenge of Celia Door.  I was in tears at the end of the book, for the victims of bullying.  I was quite … Continue reading

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Wendy’s Secret Life

I watched “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” the other night. It was an unexpected catalyst for me to start to assess my life. It was probably inevitable, the life analysis. Growing up on the Navajo Rez is a blessing, … Continue reading

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Sandman Slim

This week-end, some friends and I hit the road (only for 2 hours) to the Poisoned Pen Bookstore in Scottsdale. It was for a Book Signing and chit chat with my favorite Author Richard Kadrey. He’s the Author of the … Continue reading

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Figuring It Out

Yesterday I spent a few hours (really, more than I intended), watching TV. If you know me, you know I usually watch/listen to morning news, and two shows (reruns): Big Bang Theory and Frasier. I needed to clean up at … Continue reading

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My Good byes

I had to make a hard journey to Utah and Colorado.  My Nali (paternal) Grandpa passed away, at age 91.  I made the trip with my Mum and we picked up my brother who lives on the Rez.  It was … Continue reading

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February 2013 Update

I am currently reading Louise Erdrich’s The Round House.  I had started Sherman Alexie’s latest book Blasphemy but somewhere I lost interest.  It was probably because I had read some of the poems in that volume in other volumes.  It … Continue reading

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Weather and snow

For the first part of my life, I experienced snow in the winter and so, a White Christmas wasn’t that big of a deal.  When I worked for the Navajo Tribe- for my local community, snow = work.  Lots of … Continue reading

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Traditions

As I sat at my desk, popping a salted peanut into my mouth, I couldn’t help but be reminded of Holidays from my childhood.  Mum gave me her bag of hard candy, peanuts and an orange, the other night.  This … Continue reading

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I need an “off” switch for my brain.

Sometimes I can’t explain how and why my mind wanders to topics or memories.  I remembered a trip I took sometime last year. There was a family of 4 people: Mom, Dad, a girl and a boy who were waiting … Continue reading

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Food &/or Memories

We were sitting around the dining room table a couple of weeks ago (My Mum, Brother and Mum Sue).  I don’t recall how we got to talking about our favorite food memory.  I asked My Mum if she knew what … Continue reading

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