Author Archives: ljager1

Maawwwmmm!!!

I’ve been thinking about my Mom a lot since she passed away unexpectedly about three months ago. Sometimes the memories are prompted in a surprising way. Last week a co-worker came into my office late in the afternoon with an … Continue reading

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The Recipe Box

A friend of mine recently asked me for a recipe for a dish that I brought to her house for Thanksgiving some years back. The dish was Grandma B.’s Glorified Rice. If you’re not familiar with Glorified Rice, it’s a … Continue reading

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Remembering Mom

My Mom recently passed away unexpectedly at the age of 77. I didn’t see it coming, and it took me very much by surprise. Quite frankly I am still processing her death. It still doesn’t seem quite real. She still … Continue reading

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I’m Fixable

Benign is a pleasant word. It rolls off the tongue so easily and smoothly and has a truly warm and pleasant quality about it. So does its meaning. First – gentle and kindly. It all sounds like a peaceful day by the … Continue reading

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Type It Tom and Prisoners

I have always enjoyed listening to National Public Radio, which here in Sacramento I listen to on Capital Public Radio. However I became a more regular, avid listener during last year’s election, and now I listen to it pretty much … Continue reading

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Kit Kat Jenni

When I was growing up in a small town in North Dakota my Mom was fond of cats, and we almost always had one in the house, even though my Dad, Fast Eddie, wasn’t so wild about them.  The first one I remember was … Continue reading

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tiny Grilling

I have been writing this blog for more than six years now. Those of you who have been following it from the beginning know that it started out as a job hunting blog (happy to report I have been gainfully … Continue reading

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