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It’s National Nurses Day

Thank you, nurses everywhere!! Today, May 6, is National Nurses Day. It marks the beginning of National Nurses Week, which ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. There are not […]

Laughed so hard I cried

This birds-and-bees lesson was aired on the Ellen DeGeneres show (S17/Ep140) this afternoon and I happened to see it. All I can say is that before it was over, I […]

We are broken … but not forever

In major cities across the US yesterday, people marched to protest the nearly universal lockdown orders designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus. And Denver was no exception. An […]

This woman cracked me up

Some of you may be familiar with Mrs. Hughes, but I’d never heard of her until my sister sent me this video. Maybe I was just in a receptive mood […]

Howling in Denver

Last night for the first time I remembered to turn off the tv at 8 pm and listen. Sure enough, I thought I heard a distant howl. But not certain, […]

Too cute for words

This is “Cotton.” I found her in Bored Panda’s story “40 Most Wholesome Rescue Pet Photos Of This Month (March Edition).” She’s there with 39 other adopted pets, mostly felines […]

Love in the time of pandemic

I’m a hermit by trade. A loner. And I’m perfectly happy home alone most of the time. Until I was told I HAD to stay home. Now I fret constantly. […]

‘Joy’ in Colorado

While sheltering-in-place as ordered, members of the Colorado Symphony used modern technology to get together and play Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy,” one of my all-time favorites. I still get goosebumps […]

Feed a cold, starve a virus

Time Magazine writers Elijah Wolfson and Chris Wilson said it yesterday: Short of a miracle cure, the only way to halt this pandemic, experts say, is to starve it. And […]