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Rock of Ages

I was born in 1950. Dad was born in 1921. Grandpa was born in 1901. The rock had always been there on the farm. Mom and Aunt Mae would come running when she saw us climbing on it, convinced we … Continue reading

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lunch

First grader: What’s your favorite subject?   Third grader: Lunch!   An old joke, for sure, but it has some truth to it.  Most of us look forward to our lunch break whether we are employed full time, are a … Continue reading

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Pungence

  The odor grew stronger everyday.  At first, Nita assumed it was road kill from the highway.  But it grew in intensity and on Thursday, grocery day for Nita, the smell followed her all the way to the store. She … Continue reading

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Still Life

A jar of his favorite candy. The tears in her eyes made the shiny wrappers all blurry;  like the memories of better times. A scented candle in the window, patchouli fragrance. Funny how a certain smell could make you remember. … Continue reading

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A Sweet Surprise

Dilapidated. The price was right.  It was all she could afford. Seriously it was a dump, but at least she would be off the streets.  The foundation was sturdy. There wasn’ t any mold. The doors and windows were secure … Continue reading

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The Wallet (Part Two)

Many of you know that I am the excavator’s wife.  It seems simpler to tell the rest of the story from my point of view. The first thing I noticed as I emptied the damp wallet was an identification card … Continue reading

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Do you follow the rules?

I’m not a good blogger.  In fact, when I became a blogger I didn’t even know you could be a good one or a not so good one.  I just wanted to get my thoughts in written form before I … Continue reading

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