Category Archives: Just Jabber

Why We Live In Douglas County (Oregon)

Note: Originally published in the News-Review, December 2011, Page B6 (Roseburg, Oregon) My husband and I originally came to Douglas County in 2005 because his new job gave him the choice to live on the I-5 Corridor between Roseburg and Grants … Continue reading

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One of My All Time Favorite Quotes!

“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.” ~Henry David Thoreau This quote got me through college. It helped me to place my … Continue reading

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Battle Pirates as a Social Experiment

  Let me start off by saying that I only have an AS degree (Santa Rosa Junior College) and that part of my hobbies in my life has been the on/off study of psychology. I am a 49 year old … Continue reading

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Dear Mom…

Dear Mom… Ya, you the woman I don’t know anymore.  Someone I’ve not had any kind of meaningful conversation with in twenty years.  TWENTY YEARS!!!  I can date the date! I still have the letter you wrote me.  It would … Continue reading

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VOIP (Voice over internet protocol) Phones

A discussion is on-going on Facebook this morning between myself and a friend and her friends. It’s about something which I have a little bit of experience with.  I’ve used VOIP phones for nearly six years now. Basically since the … Continue reading

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When a kid calls and asks if they can come and play, and then the mother of said kid takes off and goes who knows where and is gone for nearly 5 hours… and the kid was ready to go … Continue reading

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Oh! Washington!

Monday, October 20, 2008 Four the past four days I have been fortunate enough to be able to travel around with my husband while he filled in for a co worker in Washington State. I say I am fortunate because … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin = Wonder Woman?!

Sarah Palin = Wonder Woman?! As I sat watching the RNC and listening to Gov. Sarah Palin, “I will accept the nomination”…for VP, I wondered. For all the McCain bashing I’ve heard over the months, he has proved by picking … Continue reading

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Free Fishing Weekend

This weekend (June 9-10) was free fishing weekend in Oregon. It happens so far as I know, one weekend a year. It is where folks of all ages can fish for fish, and shellfish (clams, crabs) without a license. On … Continue reading

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Tired of all the Political Crap going around?

I am, so here is what I say about it: I don’t want McCain for President either but, I’ll be damned if I’m gonna vote for Hilary because she’s a woman or Obama because he’s 1/2 black! Obama really insulted … Continue reading

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