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No May Day This Year

Every year since we’ve lived in our house, I have done May Day baskets for all of our neighbors and friends who live nearby. I go all out, and I’ve chronicled each May Day on this blog (here and here and … Continue reading

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My Family, My People

Growing up, I didn’t have a lot of close friends. I had a few, but trying to survive my childhood between abusive parents and life threatening medical conditions were both full-time jobs. I didn’t have the time, or perhaps I … Continue reading

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The May Day Queen Strikes Again (And Is Stricken Again, Too)

My husband and I have a May Day routine down cold. After three years I can officially call it a routine. See, I do May Day baskets for my friends and neighbors. And I’m old school. I can’t get caught. … Continue reading

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Hello Hollywood! A Los Angeles Return/Vacation/Reunion All In One

Two weeks ago, Roy (the husband) and I traveled to LA for a weeklong trip that was both work and play. It was a big deal to go back to Los Angeles (I lived there for a few years while … Continue reading

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Back Again: Returning To That “Never Again” Place

You can never go home again. I think nearly everyone has heard a version of that statement. Well, this place wasn’t home to me, but I lived there for years and it represented the future, potential, dreams, freedom and so … Continue reading

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