Tag Archives: The Huntington Chronicles

You’ve Got to Start Somewhere…

How strange to be starting a new blog, starting over. My other blog, Tales From the Motherland, has been up and running since June 2011. It has 500+ subscribers, and I send it out each week via all kinds of … Continue reading

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Stick. Stack. Stuck.

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
image: annetaintor.com Stuck. I’m stuck. Stuck in this seat this morning, dressed in my work out clothes, but not working out. I’m stuck with my computer—poised for work, the screen blank, my mind…

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Mother, May I…

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
To my mother, with love. For those of you who have been following my blog for a while, you know that New Year’s Eve is the anniversary of my mother’s death. For those…

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Countdown to Holiday Spirit: Oh Baby, Call Me Ho, Ho, Ho!

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
Spoiler alert:  Family members– Do not read this post until after Christmas. Or, do not read the last paragraph. I can’t stop you of course, but I for one still believe in Santa,…

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“Do Not Go Gentle Into that Good Night…”

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
DO NOT GO GENTLE INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rage at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the…

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Fear, No Pictures.

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
I wanted to write a happy post today. I really did. I have procrastinated all morning. Watching old recordings on my DVR, bringing my free space to a respectable number again… trying to…

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Ode to Birthdays Missed…

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
(September 16th) Today is my mother’s 68th Birthday.  She lives in a nursing home near me and is in the final, agonizing stages of Huntington’s Disease. When I called her, to wish her…

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