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  • plasme

    Lent 2019: Uncommonly common.

    Still posing for selfies even with two needles in my chest for plasmapheresis… while wearing a jaunty beret. (taken March 2019)   Last Sunday, Z and I met up with my girl…

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    Lent 2019: Are you there God? It’s me, Alisha.

    Some of the contents of the inside and from the outside of the recently departed fridge.   I’ve had a few days lately that have made me wonder what is up with…

  • DVN1kCfUQAAJ 4U

    Untitled. Or “Yes, I do prefer the company of the dead.”

    “Sarah Mae Flemming (2nd from left) is joined by Julia E. King and attorneys Lincoln C. Jenkins & Matthew J. Perry.The photograph was taken by John W. Goodwin, a Columbia [S.C.] photographer.”…

  • liliandgoo

    The opposite of her.

    Me, on my 3rd birthday, and Jos, 6 months, in 1985.    “A sister is both your mirror – and your opposite.” – Elizabeth Fishel   It’s the sixth year since she…

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    The Problem is… you think you’re in control.

    Getting IVIG through a peripheral IV in my right hand in 2012. (photo, my own)   Just think of this post as a little corollary to Tuesday’s. I realized pretty much as…

  • Jos5yrs

    Even in my sleep.

      “Even in our sleep, pain which cannot forgetfalls drop by drop upon the heart,until, in our own despair,against our will,comes wisdomthrough the awful grace of God.” -Aeschylus     I’ll love…

  • Been Around

    Come Clean: I still cringe at “macaroni with the cheese”.

    My face is literally that of Mase every. single. time. I’ve heard this song over the past two decades. (Video screen capture via YouTube)   Twenty years ago, Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs…

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    Throwback Thursday: Let it be.

    Note: This post first appeared at my old blog, Far Above Rubies, on October 4, 2010. ~Alisha       I’m sitting in the local diner writing this on my laptop, the…

  • Throwback Thursday: Plan B (The non-B.C. one).

    Note: This post first appeared at my old blog, Far Above Rubies, on May 8, 2012. ~Li Why???? As I mentioned, somewhat in passing a couple of weeks ago, I resigned from…

  • Throwback Thursday: I am the Daria of Christians.

    Note: This post originally appeared on my old blog, Far Above Rubies, on July 31, 2012. ~Li   After posting this last week, I felt conflicted. Well, maybe more than just conflicted.…