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To the courageous, loyal, unselfish, hard working, honorable, determined, faithful, dedicated, enduring —  “Birds of a feather who flock together.” The United States Military! Thank you. **************** Image from gettyimages  

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“There it is.  The apple tree.  I’m dragged to despair again.” Ever since the day she had fallen into the trap of Satan, the serpents nestled in her head; she was numb with regret.  “Doesn’t it look beautiful?” was the … Continue reading

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  The sizzle of bacon, the crack of egg, the swish of the mixer, the splat of butter, the scrunch of toast, the slurp of milk, the sprinkle of salt, the sighs of satisfaction.  “God is Great, God is Good, … Continue reading

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The zap of the scurrying squirrel, The tweet of the nesting sparrow, The sniff of cedar pollen – ACHOO! ******************************************* Challenge to use these three  ONOMATOPOEIA words, poetry or prose: zap, tweet, achoo Image: Pixabay

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The Wall

Is there no end to man’s inhumanity to man?  Man will do things to man that no animal would ever do.  If an animal kills a man, it is because he is hungry or fearful, never does he wound then … Continue reading

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MY MOTHER-IN-LAW, FLO HAYES I am asking myself how time would be different if I could have some do-overs. In the first place I would tell her in words how much I loved her son, he was absolutely adorable and … Continue reading

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Mowed off the road sides, I miss the Morning Glory. Country memories ************** Challenge: Heeding Haiku with Chèvrefeuille and Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie.

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I love Mondays.  That has not always been true.  Like many others, I began Monday Misery on Sunday night.  So in this acrostic, I’m speaking for myself and relishing retirement.   I rue “yesterday’s” Mondays that were not fully appreciated – … Continue reading

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I sat contemplating the Christmas season, wholly lost in thought.  How could such a holy season result in so much greed and grief?  I hated having to buy presents for those who no longer had time for me.  Where had … Continue reading

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Gladys remembered the past when she was a willowy graceful figure climbing the scaffold of success, aware of the wolf whistles she would be receiving that day.  Vim, vigor, and vitality abounded in her blood!  She was a hot tomato.  But … Continue reading

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