Category Archives: College

Cattle, Hardware Disease, and Lost Keys

My sister came by for a visit yesterday (yes, we wore masks and yes we social distanced). She told me later that evening that she dropped by Cracker Barrel on the way home from my house to pick up dinner … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Microorganisms

This post is in response to the WordPress daily prompt: Micro Today’s prompt immediately took me back in my memories to microbiology class in college. I greatly looked forward to this course until the professor during the first week of … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Sensitivity

This is going to be a really random post. I’m just warning you up front.  These are just my thoughts– thoughts that have been pretty loud lately and rattling around in my brain. Yesterday I was in the bathroom doing some … Continue reading

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College Fall Care Package Ideas

This week I sent off two fall care packages to my two sons who are both in college– one who is in graduate school, and one who is a sophomore.  I’ve done this ritual (this sending of fall care packages) … Continue reading

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Homesickness and Monkey Bites

I am a homebody.  Always have been, always will be.  I don’t like getting too far away from  home.  An occasional vacation is nice but in the grand scheme of things, I prefer home over vacationing.  Call me boring, call … Continue reading

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Anticipating the Empty Nest

  My youngest starts college in the fall.  I can’t believe it.  There are so many mixed feelings that go along with this big milestone.  There is joy and sadness, anticipation and excitement, and fear.  Sometimes I get a little weepy when … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Failure

I have been thinking back on my school days a lot lately.  Maybe that stems from having a son who is a senior in college who is taking some very difficult classes now and has some pretty difficult professors.  Or maybe … Continue reading

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