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Wabbit Season

Whatever it is I’m going through right now requires Cracked Pepper sunflower seeds. Last night I almost finished the bag of Cracked Pepper sunflower seeds. I realized this tonight after coming in from Fayetteville, putting on my pajama pants and a hoodie, and sitting down to write. I reclined in my chair, staring at the […]

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If You Ever Wondered…

Fitting that I post this first. From John Ciardi’s posthumous work entitled Echoes. December 13, 1979 John Ciardi Three squirrels wound and sprung to this remitted December day chase tumble tails on the lawn. They must be winter-sure in the elm, permitted by a plenty in its boles. There’s not one acorn on or under […]

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About February

Thursday Morning Yesterday a friend asked me for some poetry recommendations. She’d been writing a bit, which is often motivation to read as well, but her own favorites were seeming a bit tiresome. You don’t get that kind of invitation often, so I was excited to run to the shelf to review my own favorites […]

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Post #201

(From Nov. 29, 2013) Gleeful expressions of great joy. I just realized my last post was #200. Years ago, working at the University, I several times typed out a message to my buddy John and fed it to the Microsoft text reader so I could get the silly robotic female voice to read my words […]

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Our Forefathers Drove Jeeps

Chilling at the Alma BK, checking work mail, sipping coffee. I haven’t posted in a while, so I figured I’d just pull out one of the many entries that I wrote but didn’t post. From 2/26/13 I don’t subscribe to cable. In fact, last week I gave my digital antenna away to someone who would […]

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Overheard at the Counter

“Can I help you?” the teen girl asked. “Yes,” the very large man replied, “I’d like a small Coke, but all I have is this Twenty.” “Oh, that’s more than enough for a small Coke, sir.” The man laughed. She never broke a smile.

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A Simple Request From A Child

Julie’s mother helps watch the kids while she is here at work. This morning, her mother texted her about her 4 year old daughter. “Remington wants to be surprised where you take her for her birthday, but it can’t be McDonald’s Playland, and it has to be that place where the mouse hugs you.”

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The Civil War – Look Again

Last year a significant statistic from American history was revised. …through newly digitized census data from the 19th century, J. David Hacker, a demographic historian from Binghamton University in New York, has recalculated the death toll [of the American Civil War] and increased it by more than 20 percent — to 750,000. – New York […]

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NOT THE FACE!!1;LKJ awww.

Now, now. What kind of cat lover would I be if I shot him just for that? 3 stitches above the eye and all is well. And don’t get me wrong. We had words.

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