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Billy Is Wearing a Kilt Dolores T. Puterbaugh
Category: Parting Thoughts Published: March 2020
"Creation throws all sorts of unexpected things at us--things we can refuse to see, argue against, accept, or even celebrate."
 
Chronic Pain and Counseling Dolores T. Puterbaugh
Category: Parting Thoughts Published: November 2018
"Life hurts. Maturation hurts. These are truths, and not terribly pleasant. Normal living creatures avoid pain; flinching is, after all, a reflex. . . . "
 
Crowing About Fear Dolores T. Puterbaugh
Category: Parting Thoughts Published: May 2020
People deal with fear using the type of worry that jumps from subject to subject, never resting on a place long enough to find a solution or a bearable assessment of risk. It is a mental exercise of thought with a mild degree of emotional distress.
 
Doing Something New Dolores T. Puterbaugh
Category: Parting Thoughts Published: January 2020
"Hospice care for cats, owl pellet analysis, and dinner out on Thanksgiving Day . . . . I never anticipated doing any of them [and] am grateful for all of them . . . ."
 
Duck, Duck, Goose Dolores T. Puterbaugh
Category: Parting Thoughts Published: November 2017
Somehow the power to vote, own property, & be paid the same for the same work seems cast aside for the power to wear vagina hats in public, insist that tights are business trousers, & gain fame by posting indecent photos of oneself to [anti)social media.
 
Let's Talk About Them Dolores T. Puterbaugh
Category: Parting Thoughts Published: January 2018
 
Peddle Your Onions Elsewhere Dolores T. Puterbaugh
Category: Parting Thoughts Published: November 2019
"Do not try to impose your ways on us. In return, I promise not to move back to (where I came from) and plant a bunch of weeds and plastic flamingos in my front yard and call it landscaping."
 
Plight of the Village People Dolores T. Puterbaugh
Category: Parting Thoughts Published: September 2018
". . . Now there is an endlessly shifting benchmark tht means that self-assessment segues into perpetual dissatisfaction."
 
Stop "Working" So Hard Dolores T. Puterbaugh
Category: Parting Thoughts Published: July 2018
"Perhaps you have a lot of stuff, and now you are on the tiresome treadmill of stuff-maintenance. You work harder than you have to, just to pay for the storage unit, when instead you probably could get rid of a lot of 'that junk.'"
 
Sump Pump Monsters Dolores T. Puterbaugh
Category: Parting Thoughts Published: March 2018
 
The Elusive Easy-Peasy Dolores T. Puterbaugh
Category: Parting Thoughts Published: September 2017
 
The Magic of Toxicity Dolores T. Puterbaugh
Category: Parting Thoughts Published: July 2020
"The personal happiness project of evicting anything negative, justified by labeling it toxic, is a profoundly selfiish form of magical thinking."
 
What's Your Excuse? Dolores T. Puterbaugh
Category: Parting Thoughts Published: May 2018
"Perhaps you have been scratching your hed and wondering what on earth is going on with people. There are echoes of adolescence, insufficiently mastered, in those baffling behaviors."