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Ronni Bennett
Portland, Maine
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DOG FINDS WOOLLY MAMMOTH TOOTH As the Mother Nature Network (MNN) website reports: ”When Scout, a young Labrador retriever puppy from Whidbey Island, Washington, went to work digging up a new hole in his backyard, his human owner Kirk Lacewell... Continue reading
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This seems to be happening a lot lately – that time gets away from me and I can't finish a proper post in time to publish. Mainly, it just takes longer for me to do everything these days than in... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at TIME GOES BY
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It's been hard in recent days for me to keep all the balls in the air at once so it is the easiest solution today to post the latest Alex and Ronni Show video. We recorded it yesterday, Tuesday -... Continue reading
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By Jeanne Parvin My husband and I brought our new baby home to our little furnished apartment. We were inexperienced – how to lay her down in the crib, how to cover her properly. And she cried so loudly. I... Continue reading
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Take a look at this photograph – shot at my home on Saturday evening: Nearly 56 years ago when I was 21 years old, I gave birth to a boy whom I arranged to have adopted. On Saturday, I met... Continue reading
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This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my poor attempts at musical presentations that I asked him to... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at TIME GOES BY
[PERSONAL NOTE: For the second Saturday in a row, today's is a shorter than usual Interesting Stuff. I just ran out of time. * * * REPUBLICAN VERSION OF IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Apropos of yesterday's post about the Christmas... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2018 at TIME GOES BY
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Because my son and his family are due here this weekend so we can spend some in-person time together, I've been looking for a quick way out of having to think too hard for a post today while I get... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2018 at TIME GOES BY
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A reader named Elizabeth Kurata left a comment with these questions last week: ”I don't think I've read anything about this subject on your blog - your own spiritual beliefs, about what happens after death, in your opinion, or at... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at TIME GOES BY
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By Trudi Kappel We met at a party in July. By October, my birthday month, we were an item. My birthday was the first traditional gift giving occasion of our relationship. Knowing his thrifty nature, I wondered if he would... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2018 at TIME GOES BY
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Last week, my friend janinsanfran, who blogs at Where is the Way Forward, left this comment: ”If you have the energy and the desire, I think your blog friends would greatly appreciate your writing about how you've managed to make... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2018 at TIME GOES BY
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This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my poor attempts at musical presentations that I asked him to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2018 at TIME GOES BY
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It's been an exhausting and busy week so I haven't had time to collect the usual number of Interesting Stuff items. Here is a shorter than usual list for this week. WOODSTOCK MONUMENT On August 15, 16 and 17 in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2018 at TIME GOES BY
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Before we get to the latest edition of The Alex and Ronni Show, some housekeeping notes. In the past couple of weeks, I've had some trouble breathing. The simplest things like bending over to tie my shoes or just taking... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2018 at TIME GOES BY
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Because I'm at Oregon Health & Science University today for doctor appointments and a chemo session, it would make better sense for me to have saved this post for Friday or Monday. But it's been on my mind for a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2018 at TIME GOES BY
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EDITORIAL NOTE FROM RONNI: Well, aren't you a prolific bunch - there are now seven months of reader stories backed up which takes us through winter, spring and into summer. You know, I may not live that long. I try... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2018 at TIME GOES BY
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It's bad enough when you are diagnosed with cancer. Later, when they tell you it's untreatable, you think you've heard the worst. But you would be wrong. What you didn't know before is that on the sidelines waiting for just... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2018 at TIME GOES BY
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This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my poor attempts at musical presentations that I asked him to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2018 at TIME GOES BY
[EDITORIAL NOTE:] After the last couple of Interesting Stuff editions, you knew we were heading in this direction. Right? An entire Interesting Stuff devoted to animal videos. Couldn't help myself. PANDA PLAYING IN THE SNOW TGB reader Trudy Kappel sent... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2018 at TIME GOES BY
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At the risk of being labeled a Grinch, Crabby Old Lady is tired of the holiday season already. She always is by now, the day after Thanksgiving. There are a whole lot of good reasons: • It starts in September.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2018 at TIME GOES BY
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Remember a couple of weeks ago when we chose a name for the ship we here at Time Goes By are traveling together on my last great adventure in life? We voted, settling on This End Up. Let me back... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2018 at TIME GOES BY
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By Kate Gilpin Like a lot of people who live alone, I have always kept cats. I have one now and his name is Tribble. I've been living with him as long as I lived with my parents, and a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2018 at TIME GOES BY
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Beginning two days after my chemo sessions every two weeks, I have a rough couple of days of after effects. It's mostly like a fairly bad flu – aches and pains and chills but no fever. I crawl out of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at TIME GOES BY
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This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my poor attempts at musical presentations that I asked him to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2018 at TIME GOES BY
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AT LAST – A STAR TREK MEDICAL TREATMENT I may have mentioned that I was a big Star Trek: The Next Generation (TNG) fan on its first run from 1988 to 1994 and I've watched the entire series two or... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2018 at TIME GOES BY