Monthly Archives: January 2011


My friend, Jan, wrote a story about her name that made me wonder, what’s up with my name?  In What’s in a Name I addressed my penchant for changing my names, but not the how and why of my name. … Continue reading

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Plane wreck

I’m standing on the tarmac in bright sunshine and curiously noticing that Ed, Monkey Man and Gorilla Girl are off in the distance.  Ed is yelling at me to RUN. I look up, and tumbling end over end out of … Continue reading

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A healthy blog: 2010 in review

Imagine my surprise — the WordPress people tell me I have a “healthy” blog! I guess in order to keep it healthy and to keep myself mentally stable, I should keep posting in the New Year, not that I had … Continue reading

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