Category Archives: Crazy Random Thoughts

Things that don’t fit into my usual categories.

Veggie Chili for Bud and Mike

I had a request for a vegetarian chili recipe I made back in 2004 or 2005. I am not that good…and when I cook (as opposed to bake) I don’t need no stinkin recipe. But for Bud and Mike, I … Continue reading

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Another excerpt

I thought I would share one of the very “Mary moments” in the book. This is pretty much how I would react if I ran into like….geez, I guess like (I’m having problems thinking of a rock star I haven’t … Continue reading

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Mary History 101

Actually, probably this is more of Mary History 401…advanced history. But I’m thinking about it and I might as well write it down. Quick catch up. I moved to California in 1987 (with a dear friend, Charlene…who still lives there … Continue reading

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Would you read this?

Really, I’m just wondering. I don’t think this is much more than 100 words of a story I’ve been writing for um…..a few months now. And yeah, I’m trusting the general population not to steal it, but whatever. I’ve got … Continue reading

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Some sort of cray cray

I’m in a life-phase right now that many of you (all twelve) haven’t experienced with me in the past. I recognize the signs. If you haven’t known me since the 80s, you may not. Hell, if you HAVE known me … Continue reading

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Thirty Year Old Salsa

No, the salsa isn’t actually thirty years old. That would be kinda gross, huh? But way back in 1988, while I was living in Rohnert Park, I somehow recall being involved in some sort of neighborly cookout with our neighbors … Continue reading

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Brand New Day

Those of you who know me outside of this blog know that one of my loves in life is rock ‘n roll. Something very few people know is that there’s a note from a dear friend in my high school … Continue reading

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Mental health

Short but sweet. I promise. I don’t suppose to know anything about struggling with depression so deep that you consider suicide. I also don’t want to trivialize the topic by waxing poetic. I’ll give a couple of opinions and then … Continue reading

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More than just a royal wedding

I woke up late – at 8 AM (Eastern time) but luckily, the Royal Channel on YouTube was preparing a rebroadcast immediately after the “ride around”…which was perfectly timed post coffee cup #2 for me. Really, I’ve seen a lot … Continue reading

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What It’s Like…

Really, there’s no way to describe what life is like here. I’m not complaining because I have a fantastically blessed life. Overall, my life is so wonderful. However, there is reality in the fact that Jim & I are caregivers. … Continue reading

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