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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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THANKS TO HANK ZIL – NOBEL FOOD PRIZE NOMINEE!

PHOTO PROMPT © Russell Gayer In the land of Geomeo, labored survival scientist, Hank Zil.  Amidst the famine, he determined to create a type of corn that produced more than the “ear kind” which  now grew in their limited river valley … Continue reading

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“YOU OLD GOAT”

PHOTO PROMPT © Randy Mazie “Summer visits, six years to nine, climbing apple tree, goat’s milk, making butter, feeding the goats, playing with kids,”  I chuckled as I wrote.   Old home site memories.  No buildings remained.  The grave stone was a … Continue reading

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SUSPICION

“ Brandon sat thinking over suspicious activity in his neighbor’s garage.  He saw that  Benson had made a paper-mache globe of the world, following online directions. When the globe was finished, Brandon saw Benson turn it over and put a … Continue reading

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OFF-SPRING OF THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD

  See that silver, sleek, streak whizzing by – that’s ME – an offspring of the Little Engine that Could.   We snicker at the “Greatest Generation” trains down at Central Station. That Little Engine huffed and puffed to pull two … Continue reading

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DANGER ZONE

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson About a mile upstream, there was a fish’s school A thousand little fishes learned a brand new rule. Always stay together and help each other out And never ever swim in danger under a water … Continue reading

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THE TEST

The angel, Faizey, loved singing, but she could not hear herself in the wide open heavens. She heard of a golden dome where she could hear herself.  She went to God. “How can I help you, Faizey?” “Oh, please, may … Continue reading

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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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THE OLD COUNTY LIBRARY

The old library still stands.  It was here that I was first exposed to the joys of a library.  I discovered mysterious secrets solved by Nancy  Drew; sorrowed when Jo married the “old man” in Little Women;  dreamed of being … Continue reading

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SHARING NATURE

Chet, scooting the stool back from the bar: “Colleen, it was nice to meet you.  Could I come to your place tomorrow night?” Colleen:  “That sounds great.  How shall I prepare?” Chet:  “An inviting table would be nice.  We’ll talk … Continue reading

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