Category Archives: Boca girl

The doctor parade

Page 27 in the series Before the Pirates Came* The couple’s family doctor recommended a reputable psychologist, a Christian counselor, an appropriate choice since she and Brian were active in the church. Once the psychologist was convinced that Miranda knew … Continue reading

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Linda of Oz… the ruby slippers fly again!

Maybe you’re wondering why a middle aged lady with a tiny, precious dog and a nice husband keeps moving from place to place like a gypsy with cute shoes and a handbag, leaving her blog unattended for days at a … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday and the Man in the red Speedo… a heartwarming tale

The man in the red Speedo was never intended to be part of the story. Even as the sun came up that Easter morning, it was already hot at the beach.  Dressed in flip-flops, a T-shirt, and swim trunks with … Continue reading

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Straw wrapper etiquette… it touches everyone.

There was a lady at the pool today named Liz.  She was telling the others about proper straw wrapper etiquette and I decided to listen in. Apparently, there was a time when her country club served their drinks with the straws … Continue reading

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Mercy escapes me

Every year we come to Florida for the winter to relax and enjoy the beautiful weather.  It always seems like a good plan, a pleasant and enviable stop along they way. At least it seems that way until I turn on … Continue reading

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Hissing Muscovies… a duck story.

Everyone knows that urban sprawl has not been kind to the animals who would prefer to be living in their natural habitat.   Consider the two Muscovy ducks I just encounted on the sidewalk in Boca. I was pushing my tiny precious Yorkie, … Continue reading

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A blue Louis bag, and a week at hospice school

Catch up on the God Series*…  Part 1: Two hookers on the radio seeking Jesus   Part 2: Driven to know                                                                                                                                I met a lady named Candace who carried a blue handbag.  This is significant for two reasons.  One, the handbag was … Continue reading

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Driven to know

(Click here to read Part 1, Two hookers on the radio seeking Jesus) Oh, how I wish I still had those yellow napkins from Wendy’s.  Day by day, I was writing down Bible verses on the Florida Turnpike… at drive-thru windows, at red lights, … Continue reading

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Two hookers on the radio seeking Jesus

Ten years ago… I was listening to two hookers talking on the radio.  They were telling a man about what it was like back in the days when they were working the streets.  Is that really such a big deal, … Continue reading

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Survivor’s guilt and the Holocaust

When I was actively working as a hospice volunteer, I visited with a lady named Anna.  (not her real name).  She was at an assisted living facility in old Boca Raton, hidden down a winding lane of gravel, palm fronds, … Continue reading

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