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MaryAnn Millington
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C is for Caregiver
Yikes I am already a day behind.   Not like me, but since last year at this time I have become a fulltime caregiver for my husband and my free time is so limited.  He was diagnosed with Parkinson disease five years ago and it's been  a huge struggle for us ...

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B is for Binge Watching
According to a recent study, people who binge watch shows on Netflix, Prime, Hula etc, may be showing signs of depression.   If that's true I must be really depressed because at times I am a hard core binge watcher. My binge watching started long before cab...

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A is for Afraid
So this is the first day of the A to Z Bloggers Challenge.  I have not blogged for many months, lots going on in my life these days but I was encouraging someone else to participate and decided to jump in again this year. As I was wrestling with whether or ...

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Sad To See You Go Dad
I have written about my dad a number of times in my blog and sadly last night  at the ripe old age of 96 he passed away. For the most of those years he had been a pretty healthy guy but three weeks ago he developed pneumonia and had a heart attack and just ...

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Things That I Learned - Riturals And Rodent Robbery
Yesterday we celebrated Easter.   One of the big rituals of holiday is an Easter egg hunt.  Every year Nana, my grandchildrens other grandmother, painstakingly fills fifty plastic eggs with candy and money.   Usually she has it at her house but this year sh...

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Things That I Have Learned - Q for Quiet Not Me
I am loud!!!! Even when I think I am whispering everyone around me can hear the secret.  Along with my very loud voice is an even louder laugh.  When I hear something funny I just can't restrain myself and just belt one out. I am that obnoxious person in th...

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Things That I Have Learned - P for Portrait In Plaid
When I was in first grade I had trouble reading and complained that I could not see the blackboard.   My mother and father of course researched the best Optimolgist in the area of Queens where we lived and an appointment was made with a very prestigious doc...

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Things That I Have Learned - Overwhelmed
Well its the O day of the challenge.  I usually do my blogs first thing but its now close to 8:00 PM and I am just getting around to writing.  Its been busy day.  Lots to do to get ready for my big move next week.  I have previously mentioned that my husban...

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Things That I have Learned - N for Non-Fiction Story Telling
Non-Fiction Story Telling is what Mark Burnett calls Reality TV and I love it.  I first became a fan of Reality TV over 40 years ago as I would sit night after night watching the series The American Family on PBS.  I could not get enough of watching the Lou...

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Things That I Learned - M for Mish Mash
Since the theme of my A to Z Bloggers Challenge is things that I have learned, I make it a point to scan the internet each day to looking for interesting words starting with the letter of the day.  Today is M and there are a number of enjoyable ones to choo...
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