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#332–Big Blue, a rare ’62 Chevy Impala 409 . . .

In 1977 when I first met Walt Fleagle, who was to become my second husband, I only saw him drive a Toyota flatbed truck. After a few months, he brought Big Blue over for a proper introduction. Big Blue was … Continue reading

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#331–Of bear claws, pink boxes, and maple bars . . .

Everybody has favorite foods, that which makes you happy, that which makes your mouth water. For me, it’s bear claws. Just ask any member of my family. On my two or three times a year trips to Bakersfield, California, to … Continue reading

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#330–When changing the bed isn’t just changing the bed . . .

Note: Update on wound. When I went to the Wound Care Clinic on Monday March 28, Jeannine found my wound to be much improved! Yay!! I was very pleased. The debridement seemed to be more painful than before, but knowing … Continue reading

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#329–Wound Care Clinic, the fun continues . . .

During my first week, I went to the clinic two days in a row. I saw Jeannine, the main nurse both days. Seeing me two days in a row was mainly to see if I could withstand the Unna Boot, … Continue reading

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#328–Wound Care Clinic not a torture chamber . . .

Because the area around my ankle on my left leg is not healing, I was referred to the Wound Care Clinic at Peace Harbor Medical Center in Florence. It’s in the same building as the Walk-In Clinic. I had never … Continue reading

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#327–Endovenous ablation & sclerotherapy, huh! . . .

When people ask me what I’m having done to my veins in my legs, I just tell them that I’m having endovenous ablation and sclerotherapy and it simply answers all their questions. Ha! I still don’t understand what I’m having … Continue reading

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#326–Successful Backstreet Gallery book-signing . . .

Note: Because I’ll be having leg vein surgery on Thursday, there will be no post this week!! Backstreet Gallery is home to many talented artists and five talented authors that include Kathryn Damon-Dawson, Pattie Brooks Anderson, Larry LaVoie, Karen D. … Continue reading

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#325–Hellish name for beautiful flower . . .

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#324–My mailbox—a precarious life . . .

When we bought the house in 1984, we had no idea that the location of the mailbox would turn out to be so precarious. It was located right out in front We thought it was perfect. That first mailbox, which … Continue reading

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#323–Hurry up and wait––for prescriptions . . .

Hurry up and wait applies to the military, my late husband used to tell me. And when I was in college, it definitely applied. We would get up in the middle of the night and rush to get to the … Continue reading

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