Category Archives: Zuni

Unraveled Wednesday, 6/3/2020.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesday. Knitting. This is a scarf I finished last week, still not blocked. Both yarns are Blue Moon Fiber Arts; the variegated sparkly one is the second half of the skein I used in … Continue reading

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Nostalgic links.

Links from Chris. There are some really, really good ones there. Help the Zuni. Shop here.  From Elder Son: “It is a hard time for our local artists with all the stores closed.  If you would like to support them, check … Continue reading

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I have been buying my bras from Decent Exposures for years. Their bras are the most comfortable ever created. And they put their business on hold to make masks. We spoke with Elder Son last week. Their hospital has not … Continue reading

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The blathering resumes.

Really, this is more of a data dump than blather. Thoughts have been accumulating and need an outlet. This pandemic has meant that a lot of us have become familiar with some medical terms we had perhaps never heard before. … Continue reading

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So it’s not really Easter today? (Or yesterday?)

Sorry about that Happy Easter post yesterday. Clearly, I did not look closely enough at the calendar when I scheduled it. Elder Son called on Saturday. No big changes there. Fifty-five confirmed cases and four deaths in his county, which … Continue reading

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Blither, blather.

A friend who went south for the winter with her husband in their RV emailed me that there is one not-yet-confirmed case of coronavirus in my county. I went to the Wisconsin Department of Health website, which I keep open … Continue reading

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More blather about the coronavirus.

Some terms get tossed around a lot these days. I thought I would get some definitions. Essential services. From Huffpost, 3/20/20: “But what is considered an essential job or service? Here at HuffPost, we’ve been asked about laundromats (yes) and … Continue reading

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Stuff in bullet form.

We are in Zuni, New Mexico, to visit Elder Son and family. If you follow me on Instagram you have seen the photos from the 3-1/2 day drive to get here. A few highlights of my recent life: My car … Continue reading

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Graduation #6*.

Elder Son graduated from his family medicine residency last weekend on Smokey’s birthday. Younger Son went with us to Sioux Falls to observe and celebrate. That evening we went to a Brazilian steakhouse for the traditional celebratory dinner. Neither Smokey … Continue reading

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Roots and wings.

Elder Son will finish his residency in family medicine in June. Last weekend he was flown to New Mexico to interview for 3-4 days at the Indian Health Service medical facility on the Zuni reservation there. His best friend from med … Continue reading

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