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REQUIREMENTS MATTER

It has been completed – this dream of my life;  then why am I so filled with anxiety rather than joy? I made it through high school by cheating; there was no other way I could do it.  Even though … Continue reading

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SCHOOL DAYS,…OH, THOSE GOLDEN RULE DAYS…

…READING AND ‘RITING, AND ‘RITHMETIC, TAUGHT TO THE TUNE OF A HICKORY STICK…The drawing above is one my mother drew, a one-room school house on the prairie.  Mom went to school there in the 1920’s; I went there 1945-46, 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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AS LONG AS YOU CHOOSE TO DO RIGHT

 My mother salvaged an old desk from a dilapidated school which I had attended, painted the desk, and painted a picture of the remains of the school.  The picture hangs on my wall; the desk sits in my corner.  And, … Continue reading

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