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Meditative duck

Note: names have been changed to protect the innocent, but the story is honest.   Weekday mornings, when it is an A day, I often end up spending the first hour of my shift hunting for Christopher. Christopher does not like Algebra Fundamentals and I can't say that I blame him. He prefers to walk,… Continue reading Meditative duck

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Another Prompt and a Tribute to Grandpa Gilson

I joined a writing group last month. One just getting off the ground. It is small and mostly consists of older women around the age of my own parents. One lady, who grew up in Corbett, is old enough to have been friends with my grandma's younger sister and knew my great-grandfather, Dewey Carpenter. They… Continue reading Another Prompt and a Tribute to Grandpa Gilson

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Friends, family and social media induced loneliness; my plan for 2019

My husband, Ben, and I got married and bought a house in the same month; last June. As the summer neared a close we decided to host a “meet our house” party. It was an exciting time for both of us—a new marriage and we were both first time home buyers. It was the cumulation… Continue reading Friends, family and social media induced loneliness; my plan for 2019