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Barbara Torris
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Writing about retirement out here where the rubber meets the road!
Writing about retirement out here where the rubber meets the road!

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Advice on the Forces of Gravity
Yes, what goes up does come down. Although we all know it, sometimes the self evident gets forgotten. Case in point...don't throw a hammer in the air unless you are a very good catch. Let's take the installation of a new light fixture for example. In this c...

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A day in the life of an aging educator...life is good.

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On Coming "Home"
We are back in Arizona. We left in April to stay in our Oregon home and now we are back...already! People in both place will say to us "Aren't you early this year?" and our reply is usually  yes.  It seems that for those people that do not leave we come and...

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Revisiting Harry S. Truman's Love Letter to Bess
This blog post came to my attention today. I found the printed letter on my desk and revisited my thoughts. Harry S. Truman was a straight forward plain spoken man. I heard him speak from the rear of a train on the campaign trail. Even though Memorial Day h...

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On Driving: Don't Be Nice...it just confuses people!
I drive a cute little Mini Cooper Sport when I am at home in Oregon. It is a fun little car that can be a handful if you put it in the "sport" mode. I don't do that. Mine is all black and not a convertible and a four door but other than that it is just like...

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Living Alone
We take lots of selfies but don't really know what we are doing! My husband has gone ahead to Tucson and will signing papers for our townhouse. I am in Oregon in our home in Hillsboro. We have not spent any length apart for almost 7 years. I have gotten use...

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