Author Archives: debster822

About debster822

A fulltime REALTOR who plays as hard as she works -- sometimes harder. I race my bicycles; some are faster than others. It's a good life!

A Defining Moment

I won’t pile on about how our “leaders” in D.C. fucked up their chance to truly lead; it’s too easy to do so, and so many have done it better. We — my husband of 39 years — and I … Continue reading

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Today I Found Myself…

I won’t even try to address what happened in DC. I have so many thoughts, and they echo so many others. I cannot. My yoga insructor is taking time away from teaching. I understand why she’s doing so, and yet … Continue reading

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Spring 2019

My husband retired 12/31/19. He took off half of November and most of December to use up his vacation time. Our son spent almost a week with us over Christmas, and we had a close, quiet, and meaningful holiday time … Continue reading

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California Burns, and Other Stuff

The air quality has been awful the last 3 days, as Paradise burns. We’ve ridden our tandem there and it’s a beautiful ride (not easy riding up Honey Run but when you climb slow you see so much of your … Continue reading

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#MeToo

I didn’t report my sexual assault — you can call it rape — because of the circumstances. I was with friends, we were ingesting gaseous and liquid intoxicants, and playing group Scrabble. It was July, 1975. We were all having … Continue reading

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Life’s Quirks

A few weeks ago a dear friend lost his young daughter to an unforeseen medical issue. She was in excellent health, then this awful thing in her body killed her. The family is reeling. This time last year we were … Continue reading

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Puppy Life

We found Teddy within days of Beau’s passing. He’s sweet, his breeder has SO MANY SCHIPPERKES, and he’s maturing into a sweet, bright, happy dog. He plays Schipperkeep-away at least twice a day. He can open the clothes hamper, hop … Continue reading

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