A FRIEND SURPRISED ME with the gift of an amaryllis 2 weeks ago and yesterday, coming through the door, returning from another weekly run to OSU Medical Center (#11 out of 13!), I saw it there, shining forth, spectacular color just waiting for me. Did it look like this at 4:45 AM when I scooted by, heading out? Easy to miss beauty that lies so close when rushing past.
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I HAVE NOT BLOGGED much lately. Nothing to say. And when one has nothing to say, it’s best to say nothing. Spending more time with the rolling pin than the computer. But things are going smoothly and I have music in whatever space I’m in.
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The LAWTON ROAD LADIES invited me to their cookie exchange. I was the only invitee that never lived on Lawton and I wore the honor quietly, savoring the 90 minutes of community camaraderie, listening and pondering the spread of ages and the diverse experiences and personalities. It took me an hour to eat four cookies, so caught up was I in the give-and-take.
And I sat next to June, who, at 80+, is not only the oldest but also the one I feel ….. what?…….. most kindred spirit to, I don’t know why. But the little dog that lives at that home, after bouncing around to greet and be petted by all the guests, was later found curled up behind June’s chair. Dogs just know.
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The postman is ringing the bell. Must go.