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The Car Hijack – 1987

It was back in 1987, or so, I don’t remember, when I got my car hijacked from under me. This is the story. I mentioned this before in my Questioning Good & Evil post. But this is the full story. Once upon a time a woman named Karin was in the Navy. Now, she was like a lot of Navy…

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Death of a Friendship

I find myself remembering the past, old friends, and things that happened, never happened, and maybe should have happened. I miss an old friend. When I was younger, I was extremely shy. I still am shy, but I have such developed extroverted skills, no one believes me anymore when I tell them I’m shy. But, when I was younger, I…

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The Two Minds of Karin

Yesterday, I was on my after-lunch walk, heading south on Palatine, when I noticed up ahead of me, on 65th street, a march was going on. I froze. You see, I have issues with groups. PTSD actually. People in groups, shouting, being angry or violent, trigger my PTSD. It’s even worse now since I saw the video of the riot…

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Watching Mallards

I have been watching Mallards for over 20 years. The similarities between them and humans is astounding. Here I’m going to share some of my Mallard stories and observations. The Need of a Female The first thing I noticed is that male Mallards always have a female to take care of. One female. It seems to be bred into them.…

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Magic!

“Children see magic because they look for it.” -Christopher Moore, Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal. I remember the first time I performed magic. My mom, brothers and I were on our way back from Dover Minnesota where we’d been visiting my mom’s best friend and her kids. We switched off, this year we went to them,…

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Harley Men – Karin’s Favorite Songs V2

“Get your motor runnin’ HEAD OUT ON THE HIGHWAY!” Yeah, it’s “Born to be Wild” and it’s one of today’s songs for your listening pleasure. Today’s songs all have to do with men. Not just any men, Harley men. And not just Harley men, each of them at one time was Karin’s man. So, let’s tell some stories. As usual,…

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I Remember…The Weirdest Night

I haven’t dated in a long time. But that’s for another post. Back in the day, I was a wild one. I tended to take what I wanted without regard for anyone’s feelings, including my own. This story is part of the reason I haven’t been dating. There are some things in life that can really affect a person, and…

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Karin’s Favorite Songs V1

I love different songs, and for a lot of different reasons. Each one that I love either reminds me of someone, makes me think of something, makes me feel something, or was in a movie or TV show that made me think of or feel something.  I thought I’d share some of them with you! And to encourage you to…

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