Mom’s birthday

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October 14 is…was…my mom’s birthday. Do you have a few moments to learn something about an incredible — and underappreciated — woman? She was born at home in 1913.  If you look closely,… Continue reading

Then and now

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It was 1972 and I lived 20 miles outside a college town. There were miles of tall forest — until a cluster of homes appeared out of nowhere.   My house looked a lot… Continue reading

Senseless Sarcasm : Drivers

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During the time I was learning to drive in South Florida, the road in front of our house looked like this:    We lived on an 8 lane highway.  Not that we wanted… Continue reading

Appearances can be deceiving — zoological edition

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Originally posted on bluebird of bitterness:
Yet another on from Bluebird of Bitterness that is well worth reblogging. bluebird of bitterness View original post

How My Stories Find Me

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Yes, you read that right. I was up at 5:00am, started a wash, and made a scrambled egg/spinach/salsa burrito pounded together with a mound of melted sharp cheddar cheese. Then, I made the… Continue reading

99 word prompt : Dusty trail

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October 1, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that happens on the dusty trail. It can take place anywhere. Who is your character, where are they going,… Continue reading

Senseless Weekend Sarcasm : Computer disabled.

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Nope — my computer has not been disabled.  This refers to the computer’s operator. There should be a section of the DSM V for people with a computer disability.  It would be under… Continue reading

WordPress! Bring back my Classic Editor!

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As usual, I went directly to the classic editor expecting the usual screen with plenty of dark space on the side. Instead, I get an eye full of bright white! The brightness on… Continue reading

Senseless Wednesday Sarcasm : Brrrrrr

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September came in like a hurricane and it’s going out like blizzard. As if life weren’t filled with enough 1st world problems, it’s going to reach 60F tonight in SEPTEMBER! To a Floridian,… Continue reading

Covid humor and a chick dog

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A few funnies found on the net. Once you get swabbed in the rear, they donate a cardboard cutout — of you screaming — to a baseball team. Tired of Covid?  Here’s a… Continue reading