Monthly Archives: March 2017

PASSPORT

How much of  my life was made possible by a passport – my husband’s!  In those days, it was not easy to obtain a passport for a young man who had just got out of the British merchant marines.  Oh, … Continue reading

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ODE TO A SMALL MESH LAUNDRY BAG

In this  little mesh laundry bag You put the things that cover your lag, When they get so very dirty, You don’t feel so very perty. Insert dirty stockings in the bag Put in machine when on washing jag When … Continue reading

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JUSTICE FOR THE “LITTLE” MAN

  Mr. Brown sat down on the sofa at my invitation. He placed his briefcase on his lap, and said, “This won’t take long. I understand that you were an eye witness to the accident down the street when a … Continue reading

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SOMEBODY’S PAPER DADDY

I awoke from an troublesome dream this morning with a tune in my head and the words, “Somebody’s paper daddy.”  The visual in the dream was as follows:  There were two babies lying on their backs with only diapers on.  On … Continue reading

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entry for the Annual Sully Award

I’m running late for this contest but there is still time for you to get in on it, deadline Tuesday, March 28  Lot of great reading at in this contest! First Annual Sully Award for Excellence in Writerishness! Sully Award, … Continue reading

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HE IS THE MUSIC

Just returned from Sunday morning church.  Thankful for songs-songs that teach, songs that praise.  The sparrows and meadowlarks sang together.  I like it like that.  Some skilled, some not so skilled, but singing together. WHEN SPARROWS AND SWALLOWS SANG – … Continue reading

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GRADUATION DAY DRAWS NEAR

(Posting an edited re-blog today.  Thinking of my beautiful granddaughter; wishing her blessings as her college graduation is near.  Story begins about sixteen years ago.  My thoughts as the album pages turn.) ************ The browning album crackled from the weight … Continue reading

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MAX THE MUSIC MAN

Max the Music Man rocked his mandolin, Toe-tappin’, hand-clappin’ grew hip again.       He made music that lingers,       With his fast fancy fingers Then treated his calluses with lanolin.   Prompt from SoCS: use “man” either as a … Continue reading

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MORE 2nd NIV GRIPES

A way-back-when story. It was about 1953 or 54, the church was raising money for something. Sammy and I had no money but we had just bought our first TV. We decided to give the church the TV so they … Continue reading

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I WAS GIVEN A LEMON…

…so I’m making lemonade.  Can’t access my e-mail so to prevent getting mad, I went looking for friends.  Found some on my “like” and comment sections for the last three days.  So here you are: __M,   Faye,   Laura, … Continue reading

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