Category Archives: Just Because

Happy Birthday to my BFF!

The first day of high school (Fall, 1974), the girl sitting in the desk in front of me in my first class (German II, with Herr Suhr) turned around and said, “Hi! I’m Becky.”

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Play Ball! (Opening Day, 2020)

I don’t follow baseball all that closely (I’m a football kind of a gal), but I’ve always wanted to see a YouTube video with one of my favorite “baseball” songs – “What A Game!” from the musical Ragtime, mixed with pictures from … Continue reading

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Happy Pi Day (03/14) [w/Buttermilk Pie recipe included!]

Yes, I’m a geek – I bought this for Rachel several years ago. She’s a geek, too – she loved it…. (Okay, I bought myself one as well – couldn’t be letting her have all the fun!) . It wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Spring Break Adventures at the Koch House

Rebecca is home for Spring Break.  I am not there, because I am in North Carolina with my mom, who is in hospice.  Rebecca and Paul were supposed to come up here this weekend, but Dad requested that they not … Continue reading

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The Man Behind the Woman

  As most of you know by now, I am in North Carolina helping out with my Mom and Dad during Mom’s last days. Everyone has been so nice – sending prayers and thoughts to the family, and telling me … Continue reading

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Happy Texas Independence Day! (2020)

. My dad sent me this a while back; since today is Texas Independence Day, I wanted to share them with you: Due to the popularity of the “Survivor” TV show, Texas is planning to do one entitled: “Survivor – … Continue reading

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Thoughts In The Middle Of The Night

    It is true what they say – as you get older, you progress from a child to the parent of your own children, and then one day you find yourself parenting your parents as their bodies and minds … Continue reading

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