I like making myself laugh. It’s like being tickled. —Linda Ashley Duff here. The other day, a Friend of Mine was talking about making Herself laugh. She gets amused at the most Interesting Things: a Squirrel being chased up a tree, a Favored Dog wanting to Play, a funny Joke. More than Anything else, She…

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Duff again. We here in Arizona do not celebrate Daylight Savings Time. The Hours stay as They are, Much to My pleasure. But this Spring of 2019 was different. The little bedroom Clock chimed in the early Morning. Then Mom’s iPhone alarm began its tones, starting the day at 5:00 am. We both thought it…

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Duff here. I’m reminiscing again. A few years Back, Mom and I were on a Much Longer Walk. A storm had Moved through, leaving thawed and frozen Parts on the Road. Prior, Mom had picked Her way through Mud Holes and Deep Pools of water on a Dirt Road. When a Fork in the Road…

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