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Gone Flat

My apologies for being a tad late with my blog post–okay a day late. Unfortunately, I can’t seem to write well while buzzing down the interstate. Next week will be more timely. Thanks for stopping by. Gone Flat Last week’s blog post dealt with the realities, discoveries, and memories associated with human loss. With the… Continue reading Gone Flat

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LABOR DAY

Here in the US, the first Monday of September is celebrated as Labor Day, a national holiday to honor the American labor movement and the men and women, past and present, that contributed and continue to contribute to this country’s workforce and prosperity. For most Americans, Labor Day weekend also represents summer’s last hurrah. Like… Continue reading LABOR DAY

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Hormones, Gravity, and Rain

Because my high school graduating class is celebrating our fiftieth reunion next month, many of my classmates have posted photos from that time period and before. A common thread: Wouldn’t it be nice to go back to those simpler days? In many ways, yes, i suppose it would, which got me to thinking about my… Continue reading Hormones, Gravity, and Rain

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A Perfect World?

A lot of political buzz has occurred this past week. As I mentioned once before, I try to avoid that topic on my writer’s blog, but also stated that I may slip from time to time. Although this week’s post boarders on the political, I suppose it’s more of an observance and personal plea. Feel… Continue reading A Perfect World?

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Vacations

This past week, my best friend since childhood sent me an email regarding Glacier National Park, in northern Montana. His message prompted me to revisit a family story I wrote that also included my experience in that park. Though the piece is longer than my typical blog posts, I enjoyed the reminiscence, and hope you… Continue reading Vacations

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Writing and AA

This week’s entry features one of the witticisms I’ve composed over the years regarding writers and the craft we pursue. If you are a writer, you can most likely relate. Enjoy! And thanks for dropping by. Writing and AA  Choosing to become a writer is similar to willingly signing up for Alcoholics Anonymous. The first… Continue reading Writing and AA

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Prompts: Part Two

Because writing prompts are always fun, I opted to grab another inciting concept from my bag of prompts and see where it might lead. What, you don’t believe I have a bag of prompts at my disposal? Guess again. The writing group I worked with in Colorado used to open our meetings with a ten-minute… Continue reading Prompts: Part Two