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ESCAPE

Where did you go, that miserable day? San Francisco, Chicago, or LA. You travel light: Your assets tight. Trying to leave your troublesome past, Looking to find peace at last. Where do YOU go to escape YOU? What refuge do … Continue reading

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THE CALL

  “Mom, did anybody call?” “Don’t think so, you have had no calls that I recall.” “I gotta go out again but if anyone named Joe calls, tell him I tried to call, but his answering machine says he is … Continue reading

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HOW’S THE WEATHER AT YOUR HOUSE?

This blog is a bit late on Saturday for some of you, but here it will still be Saturday for several hours, so I’m in time for SoCS.  With that said, I ask this question: “How do I know when … Continue reading

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‘TWEEN GOD AND ME – language

Linda’s SoCS topic for today is “language.” It is 2:45 a.m. and I believe God would have me to tell you a story that I have never written and have told only three or four people.  It is far to … Continue reading

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JUST “SIT A SPELL”

“Won’t you sit down and rest a spell,” invited my mom.  My guilty conscience magnified the pleading in her voice. “Mom, I would love to, but I’m so busy,” “That’s the reason you should rest a spell,” she observed quite … Continue reading

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MAX THE MUSIC MAN

Max the Music Man rocked his mandolin, Toe-tappin’, hand-clappin’ grew hip again.       He made music that lingers,       With his fast fancy fingers Then treated his calluses with lanolin.   Prompt from SoCS: use “man” either as a … Continue reading

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KEEP IT SHORT. SOCS

KEEP IT SHORT Stand up, Speak up, Shut up, Sit down.     I belong to Toastmasters, Int. and one of the hardest things for me to do is keep it short! All contest speeches are five to seven minutes. … Continue reading

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COMING, BARE AND HELPLESS

Heavy with child upon entering the gates of Bethlehem, Mary knew her womb would bear the child no longer.  Taking the only thing available to them, Joseph tenderly helped her as she gave birth to Jesus, the child who entered … Continue reading

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YES

“Yes, it was yesterday that we chatted about using the word “yes” in a SoCS entry.    It doesn’t seem like too hard a thing to do.  How about you?  Are you in?” So goes my conversation with a blogging friend. “Yes, … Continue reading

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LONG MAY IT WAVE

SoCS prompt word:  Long     SoSC How much longer will we have to wait?  How much longer before Christmas?  How long before dinner?  How long is the book I have to read?  How long does the manuscript have to be? … Continue reading

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