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CROSSED FINGER PROMISES

“CROSS MY HEART and hope to die; stick a needle in my eye.” Do you remember that? It’s about like making a deal with Iran or China!  Or, do you remember King’s X? That’s when you have your fingers crossed. … Continue reading

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TRUTH

Truth is a treasure-trove Rare and precious – Un-mined, un-cherished – Tucked in a chest, Hidden to the masses. (Lesson 2, writing201 (poetry)  Acrostic, simile, gift)

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STRINGS TO MY HEART, Part Two

To my Children from Decades Past:  It is comforting to believe some of you remember me.  Teachers have egos too.  As I said in Part 1, I remember also.  I wish it were not so but I admit to remembering … Continue reading

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PETE AND AMY #2

This is a skating number from 1929.  Amy has copied over Pete’s writing  to preserve its message.  It was signed by Pete and it says, “skate number I stole over at Pritchett while I was skating.”  Daring young lad! Since … Continue reading

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TRUTH OR DARE

I have a friend whose husband commented on her new red dress, “It makes you look like an over-ripe tomato.”  That might be a bit too much honesty.  Being honest does not generally require one to blab off at the … Continue reading

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CROSS MY HEART

“CROSS MY HEART and hope to die; stick a needle in my eye.”  Do you remember that?  It’s about like the deal being made with Iran.  Or, do you remember King’s X?  That’s when you have your fingers crossed.   You … Continue reading

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