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Dear March

Dear March — Come in – How glad I am – I hoped for you before – Put down your Hat – You must have walked – How out of Breath you are – Dear March, Come right upstairs with … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday 3

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by Miz B of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along. Just do the following: Grab your current read. Open to a random page. Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on … Continue reading

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How It Ends

I am not devastated. Season 8 of MI5 just ended. Nuclear war between India and Pakistan was averted. The team, however, did not come out unscathed. Something bad happened to one of the characters. This time last year, I would … Continue reading

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Going Bananas

A while back, WordPress posted a video to explain why some blogs aren’t successful. The video consisted of one word over and over: ME ME ME. Thinking back over my posts for the past year, I thought, Uh-oh. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Blog today?

I would prefer not to. ***** Image by Joseph O. Eaton and an unknown etcher (Library of Congress) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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The Formula

Should I or shouldn’t I? Tell, that is. Experts advise against it. When you tell people you’re writing a novel, they reply. “You still haven’t finished that thing?” “Why is it taking so long?” “How much longer are you going … Continue reading

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Gather Ye Rosebuds…

  To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time   Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying: And this same flower that smiles to-day To-morrow will be dying. The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun, The … Continue reading

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Dr. Luckett’s Babies

When Dr. Francis Carlton Luckett arrived in the tiny farming town of Fentress, Texas, with his wife and infant daughter, in 1917, he planned to stay for one year. He moved there from Valentine, Texas, to fill the practice of … Continue reading

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Just Wo-ahn Out

Sometime back in the 1930s, my grandmother picked up the telephone receiver just in time to hear the Methodist minister’s wife, on the party line, drawl, “I am just wo-ahn out. I’ve been waterin’ the yahd.” The statement might not … Continue reading

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Friday

0.9 inches of snow with ice beneath, no power outages, stayed warm, wore turtleneck and roomy pullover with cowl neck and loose 3/4 sleeves to shop, shucked out of pullover in the bathmat aisle, displayed no modesty whatsoever, bought cheap … Continue reading

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