Tag Archives: Peggy Lutz

The Touch: To Homeless and Back

It took just one second – well, maybe two seconds – for my disease-free, chemical-clean, well balanced body to move through space from the booth’s platform to the Diner restaurant’s floor. With some instant clarity on the way down, I … Continue reading

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A Seasonal Mix-up

As I pass by the office sliding glass doors, I see the wan, low-UV November sun is shafting through the cloud cracks, playing with the edges of on oncoming front. Showers are in the forecast of course, because this is … Continue reading

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The Half of it

Today I’m turning 93 and a half. And you may ask, what is the bigness of the ‘half’? Well, that half has become a five-star spacer between those full figure years that have begun cycling around at warp speed. Don’t … Continue reading

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Claim? What Claim?

Our US Postal Service has faltered! Its motto, “Through wind, rain and fog”, or whatever, is now unmistakably tarnished. I refer to the order of 24 of my WWII autobio’s, complete with enclosed Invoice, sent to the Tillamook Air Museum … Continue reading

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NO SIRENS, PLEASE

Not too long ago, as a result of a fairly substantial adrenalin rush in a parking lot, I did a little research into the danger of said rushes. Facts are not comforting. My conclusion at the time was that it’s … Continue reading

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WOMEN VETERANS AKA ‘THE INVISIBLES’

Have you female veterans ever sat with a group of guys who have served, and been so bored and ignored that you finally got up and left? Did any one of them ever turn to you and say, “Hey, what … Continue reading

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In The Dead of Night

I’ve discovered a difference between a stay-at-home mom and a stuck-at-home senior. One is overloaded with keeping kids, husband, house in working order. The other is overloaded with piddlin little aggravations, and way too much time on hand to ignore … Continue reading

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Ahaaa, Finally!

Paraprosdokians…para – pros – dokians. Isn’t that just the downright coolest word? Throw that one out, and folks will expect you to be privy to either the newest pharmaceutical panacea or a prehistoric finding on the bottom of the sea. So, … Continue reading

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OH SHEET, AGAIN

Here I go again. I know, I just can’t let it go. It’s that lousy bottom (fancily named Contour) sheet that’s done it to me again. Apparently it isn’t enough torture that I struggle with hauling it from the drier … Continue reading

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Wiring Can Be Tiring, Trying

Men are wired different. Explanation or excuse? Both, also fact, as based on my personal experience which has been built up over nine decades of observation, plus 58 years, four months and twenty-six days of life called marriage, to the … Continue reading

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