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ROTE TO RIOT

Perhaps I’m exaggerating by using “riot” as the opposite of rote, but from my observations, not by much.  Two illustrations from my educational experience: In high school, I was called a DAR meaning a Darn Average Raiser.  I liked to … Continue reading

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PASSING YEARS

I am going off assignments to finish my poetry unit.  I have enjoyed the assignments, but missed doing three of them.  I’m wrapping up with a poem I wrote a few years ago.  Back to my serious side, my blessed … 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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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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MY TARGET AUDIENCE? YOU, OF COURSE!

So do I understand this fourth assignment right?  I am to decide and discuss who I am writing for—otherwise, who is my target audience?  Eeeezee!  I am writing for anyone younger than I! “Nough said!”  But no, I’ll not stop.  … Continue reading

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HARD CHOICES

How awesome that the tiniest newborn comes programmed with the five senses!  How much we take for granted with so little thought for the ability to see, hear, smell, touch, and taste!  It seems that we don’t think much about … Continue reading

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TIPTOEING TENDERLY

There is wisdom in the advice about keeping my words sweet in case I have to eat them. So I’m tiptoeing tenderly into the blogworld in case I choose to retreat, hoping no one will notice that I have been … Continue reading

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PHOTOGRAPH

The browning album crackled from the weight of the fading pictures as mygrandchildren turned the page of the wonderland that used to be.  Alayna said to Pete, “That used to be Grandma.” “No, Alayna, you’re wrong,” I thought. “That girl … Continue reading

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TREASURES TO BIG TO HOLD IN ONE’S HAND

I have just read ish’s comments on most precious treasure. (http://ishmusing.com/2015/05/03/blogging-day-20-treasure-an-assortment-of-little-pin-wheel-squares/#more-243).  I certainly identify with the question of what treasure to write about.  I believe it is because my mind slides into trying to choose a material treasure.  Something I … Continue reading

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FLIP FLOPPING ON FLIP FLOPS

You could classify me as a foot-dragging flip-flopper. Changes come in my life after lots of researching, complaining, and compromising. In fashion it sometimes happens, but only after a great deal of trend-lagging. Last summer I went to church bare … Continue reading

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