Monthly Archives: August 2015

DENYING THE BUTTERFLY

  A conversation in Caterpillar Lane – Harry:  “I haven’t  seen Legus lately, have you?” Fuzzy:  “Last I saw him, he had crawled into a pine bark and dried up.  Sure looked dead.” Harry:  “That’s bad.  He was a good … Continue reading

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THAT’S WHY NOT!

Sometime back I was asked this question.  In what way are you a “Why not” kind of person?  I showered myself with accolades about being a “Why Not” sort of person, ready to chance new things.  That was a lot … Continue reading

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“TOO-SAFE” GOD?

Franz Kafka said, “we ought to read only books that bite and sting us.” What’s the last thing you read that bit and stung you?   Prompt from the Daily Post, Michelle W. August 23. In late summer of 2011, I … Continue reading

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HA, HA! EVEN ADULTERY

“It’s just not fair, Frank.”  Hearing the these words very plainly, I glanced up from the lettuce bin to see who spoke.   There was only one other person in the produce aisle – an average looking lady with dark brown … Continue reading

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PETE AND AMY STORY #3

I promised someone another story set in the pre-World War II days, so here goes.  Got your rear view glasses on.  Look in my memory bank. Pete—burning tumble weeds out of fence rows, being careful not to burn the posts. … Continue reading

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I SAW A BRAUM’S TRUCK LAST TUESDAY MORNING

Prompt Daily Post, August 16  Community “I saw a Braum’s truck last Tuesday morning.” I mean I really saw that truck. Right on the main intersection of town.  Seeing that truck smacked me on the head and said, “Wake up.”   … Continue reading

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JEHOVAH-M’KADDISH – My Holiness

“Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be ye holy: for I am the Lord your God.  And ye shall keep my statutes, and do them: I am the Lord which sanctify you” (Lev. 20:7,8). Jehovah-M’Kaddish – Jehovah who sanctifies Ex 31:13; Lev. 20:8; … Continue reading

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THREE LETTERS

Prompt from Michele W. August 8—Write a letter to my 14-year-old self.  Then write to the “self” I will be in twenty years.  Also I’m adding a third letter from my future self to my present self. Letter Number One … Continue reading

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NOT YET HEARD

(Reblogged on this day when we are to check out our “about” page, assignment for blogging101) I was raised in an era when children were to be “seen and not heard” with an implied promise that I would have a … Continue reading

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ENOUGH ALREADY!

Riddle One First I tried because I thought every teacher did it. Then I tried because I thought it was important. Then I tried for my reputation’s sake. Then I just tried. Then I tried to try. Then, cynical and … Continue reading

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