Stolen from another cite I’m on. Airpits: The Plane Truth

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Here’s some information about me that you never wanted to know: I’m one of those awesomely crazy people who believe that writing is a great deal more fun and a lot cheaper than… Continue reading

Airports

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Originally posted on Two on a Rant:
“Just got back from a pleasure trip:  I took my mother-in-law to the airport.”  –Henny Youngman   I love to fly, to look out at the…

Face to Face with mortality

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Dear Mortality, You arrived at my door last week, frantically knocking.  Why can’t you call first for an appointment?  Why do you have to tiptoe past the dogs and then laugh at my… Continue reading

Waiting

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June 20, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about having to wait. Who is waiting and what for? Think about how the wait impacts the character or… Continue reading

Priceless : A hunger for life

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What is without price?   Honor, integrity, sealing the deal with a handshake,  being good to your word. What comes at a price? Love, faith, children and pets. What is priceless? A peaceful mind,… Continue reading

Weird things one thinks about at 5:00 in the morning.

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Went to sleep last night at 9:00pm.  Awoke at 5:00am to the sound of a dog panting.    Rottie Mutt had plunked down in front of the fan and was blocking Errrrr Dog’s… Continue reading

Can’t sleep — so what else is new?

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I used to read Tarot cards.  And I was good at it.  Then, I stopped reading them for the worst of reasons:  Love. When you give up something because someone you love doesn’t… Continue reading

Advertisements from long, long ago — Father’s Day edition

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Originally posted on bluebird of bitterness:
I’m reblogging this excellent reminder of yester-year father’s day ads. There was a time when women were advised to smoke “for good health.” Doctor’s smoked in their offices, too. Makes you wonder what… Continue reading

Father’s Day thoughts

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As a parent of children 43 and 41, I remember what it’s like to be “on-call” 24/7.  As a grandparent, I know that both my children can tell you the same thing:   Parents… Continue reading

40,000 words!

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From May 19 through June 14th:  40,000 words!!!! I’ve just written a new book. Now for the hard part Turning it into a work that can be published instead of Hemingway’s description:   Exhausted… Continue reading