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SIXTY-SIX YEARS!

“Hey, Mom, guess what I found in the attic in our old house on 18th Street,” Roger called as he excitedly showed me my wedding dress.  We had moved into that house in 1965 so it had been there thirty-five … Continue reading

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THOSE WHO WAIT

MY THANKS FOR THE MEN WHO WENT AND FOR THE WOMEN WHO WAITED. AND THANKS ALSO TO THE WOMEN WHO WENT AND THE MEN WHO WAITED. ******* Perceived conversation: “Did you get a letter from Johnny?”  “Yes.” “Where is he?” … Continue reading

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WHAT PRICE – LIFE?

Lucinda shivered in anxious expectation as she came home again.  She was thirteen years away from the 21-year-old who sat out to find life.  She had loved and lost, lived in lack and luxury, and learned a lot, but had … Continue reading

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OCCUPY TIL I COME

The “Fizzled Enchantment” and other stories of ruin tell stories of The Eye who disguised itself as a spider and silently clung to the top right corner of the 14-foot-wall in the old Imperial Inn, Hattenville, TX.   It was a picture … Continue reading

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BELOVED PEST

DENNIS THE MENACE – AMERICA’S BELOVED PEST “What are little boys made of, made of?  What are little boys made of?  Rats and snails and puppy dog tails.  That’s what little boys are made of.” Images of Dennis drawn by … Continue reading

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YOU MADE YOUR BED, NOW LIE IN IT*

I became tangled in a lie; So embarrassed I could cry. More lies can’t get me out of it. My friends believed me – every bit. I just can’t admit the truth, Too old to blame it on my youth. … Continue reading

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AN INNOCENT “UNTRUTH”

      Much ado these days about the necessity and use of cars.  I vote big time in favor of having one.  Perhaps the day will come when I have to turn in my license because I have aged … Continue reading

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TO THE BRAVE

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 https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2019/05/25/saturday-mix-mad-about-metaphor-25-may-2019/  

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LITTLE SERPENTS DRAG ME DOWN

“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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BACON BECKONS

  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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