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THANK YOU, SOLDIER

PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll   Sandi stepped out of the room where her brother lay. He was not yet aware of the sacrifice he had made that day. She watched the flutter of the flag so bold His … Continue reading

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NOSY OLD BUSYBODY!

  I was a new resident in the neighborhood.  I passed this house everyday going to work, then coming home.   I began to notice that the blinds were opened a bit just above the window sill.  An old woman was … Continue reading

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THE LEANING TREE

  1952:  With girlish glee I measured my adolescent growth by the Leaning Tree. 1955:  Four inches taller but I still walked straight as I passed under the Leaning Tree. 1956:  My sixteenth birthday pictures were taken under the branch … Continue reading

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DANGER IN TOMMY’S TODDY

Glistening ice causing lacy trees Freezing fast in frigid breeze. Street light shining for those still out Shows way home for a gadabout But Tommy struggles to get to the gate Too much drink has made him late, He lays … Continue reading

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PRDT-Xa MISCALCULATES

BREAKING NEWS: PRDT-Xa  designed amazing technological advancement which can function robotically as a giant keyboard – translates all keyboard characters – even Khmer’s 74 characters. It will not be useful in America since it will not be fully developed for … Continue reading

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FIRST RESPONSE

I sit and look across the lake.  Lights are beautiful.  I snap a still.  Then decide to do a video.  Beautiful as it whirls….. What’s happening?  The ferris wheel crumples to the ground. “Oh, Wow, what a shot! Reporters will … Continue reading

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BUILDINGS AND PEOPLE GET OLD

NOTE:  I question whether this is in poor taste.   I am not being cynical, making light of a problem, nor being humorous.   I am exaggerating, but I am recognizing that this kind of problem exists.  We need more medical research … Continue reading

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GLASS ROSES

  Edna smiled in appreciation for her birthday flowers.  Flowers that she could not kill.  She had hinted over the years, that she did not want potted flowers.  She had never had a green thumb, and her failure to keep … Continue reading

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GOOD BUSINESS PRACTICE

“I’ll see if they will bring out a new door to replace this one,” said my husband.   He knew he would have to carefully preserve all the broken pieces to prove his point.  If all the pieces were in place, … Continue reading

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WHY PINK? DON’T KNOW…

“Strange how they leave me in here.  Why pink?   I don’t know.  I understand the shells.  There’s four inches of water in the tub.  I swirl the shells around.  Take the blue ones to make a geometric design.   Then take the … Continue reading

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