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About rootietoot

I do what I can.

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Lately, I have been trying to keep up with the national news. I have NO IDEA why. Nothing ever changes, really. It seems like it can all boil down to “We’re going to tell you why the world is horrible!”  … Continue reading

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Wait…what?

Now and then I recognize/remember/grok (10 points to the first one who knows what that means) that I’m solidly middle aged. 53 years old. In my head, I’m MAYBE 27. AT THE MOST. I mean, other than the double handful … Continue reading

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Memories

I have been hearing a whippoorwill lately. It’s in the woods behind the house and every evening as it gets dark, and in the mornings before light, I can hear it’s call. It brings back a lot of memories, and … Continue reading

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Catharsis…or: The Day I Rented a Dumpster and Nearly Threw Out My Back

This weekend The Fella and I rented a 12 yard dumpster and Cleaned Up. Yes, that needs to be capitalized because it was more than just “let’s empty this closet so I can make room for the new (thing I … Continue reading

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What’s on my mind?

Lately, with the watching of my children from a distance and waiting for their brains to kick in fully (well ok, 3 of them seem to have had that happen, 1 of them notsomuch. But I said i wouldn’t write … Continue reading

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Pollen Season!

Also, the Weather in this part of the world has it’s own mind about how to behave. I’m pretty sure it’s sentient, and laughs at all the plans. For instance, yesterday was predicted to be sunny and warm. All the … Continue reading

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3 years later

Himself had his heart attack 3 years ago today. His body stopped working 30 hours later. This weekend will be difficult but I know that going into it and will deal with it as I deal with everything upsetting: by … Continue reading

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