Monthly Archives for January 2011

The mechanic and Martin Luther King, Jr.

The morning I left for vacation, my brakes started grinding. It was the Sunday after Christmas — they weren’t going to get fixed before my flight to Denver that night. I drove the four hours there and back and dropped … Continue reading

17. January 2011 by Jackie B
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Obligatory new year post

1-1-11 is close enough to the new year, right? I don’t make resolutions. I do reflect on the previous year, a tradition that dates back to my “Dear diary” years in elementary school. Sometimes it’s a survey, sometimes it’s a … Continue reading

11. January 2011 by Jackie B
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Has it really been more than a week since Christmas? Clint checks the turkey. It was done. [Dec. 25] Christmas truly has become a season for me, beginning the day after Thanksgiving when I buy and wrap 90 percent of … Continue reading

03. January 2011 by Jackie B
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