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Continuing Education… It’s a Good Thing!

This past Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, I attended the annual Music City Veterinary Conference sponsored by the Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association.  It was my fourth straight year to attend and congregate with other veterinarians as we seek to further our … Continue reading

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Stifle Yourself/Stifle Joint

Remember how Archie Bunker was always telling Edith to stifle herself? Poor Edith. Also did you know the knee-joint in a horse or other quadruped is called a stifle joint?  It’s the joint between the femur (thigh bone) and tibia … Continue reading

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Tardiness Lessons

This post is in response to the WordPress daily one-word prompt:  Tardy My husband attended a private Christian College where he was required to take Bible courses and attend chapel. I remember him telling me about one of his Bible … Continue reading

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Happy Times and Old Wooden Sleds

When I see one of these, it evokes such happy childhood memories. We had a great hill for sled riding in our old neighborhood (back in the days when we actually used to get snow). Living in the south, snow … Continue reading

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Funnel

Three things came to mind when seeing today’s daily prompt: Funnel. Funnel Web Spider I honestly don’t know much about these spiders.  Aren’t they only in Australia?  I hear their bites are extremely deadly. Funnel Cloud I live in Tennessee … Continue reading

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Words I Never Wanted to Hear

I was ecstatic when I discovered I was finally pregnant with what was to be our first child. It had taken 12 months of trying hard to conceive. Lord only knows how much money we spent on Ovulation detection kits. Month … Continue reading

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O Holy Night

My mother’s favorite Christmas hymn was always O Holy Night. And so, when she lay in a hospice residence at the age of 80, taking her last dying breaths on December 7, 2006 (eleven years ago tomorrow) and I heard … Continue reading

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Hold the Mushrooms Please!

I was the only one in my family of five who would not eat mushrooms. My mother was a good great cook. She loved mushrooms and she cooked with them a lot. She used to make a delicious homemade spaghetti sauce … Continue reading

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Seeing Black

Today’s WordPress daily one-word prompt is black. Oldest son back in his high school marching days in black uniform.                   Youngest son who shed a lot of blood, sweat and tears earning … Continue reading

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Dancing with Daddy

I’ve never been much of a dancer. In all honestly, I don’t care much for it. My mother enrolled my two sisters and me in tap dancing and ballet classes in our younger days and we took for many years. … Continue reading

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