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Mr. Jackson was a traditional fellow, practicing things his mother taught, like the Golden Rule and respect the elderly. He also went to schools that studied master poets and writers. He loved old poets, Tennyson, Wordsworth, and Emerson. Mom gave … Continue reading

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Becoming an adult (8th anniversary) Part 3

I mentioned before about being a loner; that is not entirely true. I did have cousins and my daddy’s sister who were near my age. My reference to being a loner related more to high school and my first year … Continue reading

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Okay, friends, there is not really a poster.  Sometimes you believe me even when I write fiction so I want to clarify.  Just some thoughts coming together with a compassion for run-a-ways and their families.  I wrote something recently about … Continue reading

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moor uf mi kdz with nu fonz.  i got 2 lern 2 tex.  i haf tene-ajers lernin me.  Thx, kdz 4 yur lernin me.  Nou kan i rite so yu kan reed rite?  Sumtims i donnut spel rite – hoap … Continue reading

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Boisterous Challenging charm of childhood.  Too soon turns to lackadaisical  languishment of lazy laggers.  Both will wear grandmothers out! ************ Image from pixabay Prompt word “boisterous” for JusJoJan by Linda, January 2 https://lindaghill.com/2017/12/27/what-is-just-jot-it-january-2018-rules/

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  Pimple-faced, lanky,  awkward, nearly mute around a girl, this fourteen year old male adores the fourteen year old girl next door.  She is taller than he is; she has more friends, she is built…  Well, she is built well.  … Continue reading

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