Author Archives: ljager1

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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All Things Chokecherry

February isn’t the time of year you think about preserving or canning food products, at least in most parts of the country. However it is a time when many folks are enjoying them. My sister back in North Dakota, knowing … Continue reading

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Fatty Fatty Two By Four

When I was thinking of a title for this blog post, Fatty Fatty Two By Four was what first came to mind. I thought the rest that followed was couldn’t get through the kitchen door, but when I googled it … Continue reading

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