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Break a Leg

A short story that I wrote was accepted for an edition of a publication called Railtown Almanac and it’s being launched this weekend during an annual event called Get Lit here in the city...

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Closed Societies

I just read an article that addressed our propensity to hang out with people who think like we do and to choose friends whose experiences mirror our own.  It made the assumption that this...

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Check and Double Check

Several years ago my husband and I, plus one of our sons and his wife, visited my husband’s mother at her condo in Florida.  We had decided that midway through our stay, we would...

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That’s Not Me

I saw a story on the National Public Radio website yesterday morning that filled me with awe.  There was a strong audio component in the four minute story because after all, it was NPR...

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Erasing Blame

I looked at somone’s Facebook posting the other day and saw myself being oh, so critical about an error she had made when she typed the comment.  Facebook certainly doesn’t qualify as Pulitzer Prize...

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Brag, Brag, Brag

The other day in the supermarket, I ran into a man that I hadn’t seen in a couple of years.  We stood in the produce section catching up on things and after a while...

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Don’t Expect Nothin’

My sister remembers being a child and having my grandmother dolefully admonish her, “Don’t expect nothin’ from nobody, girl”.  My grandmother lost two of her children — the first, a baby girl who was...

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Let’s Get Together

It seems to me that the art of compromise is becoming lost.  I don’t know when compromise became such an unfavorable concept that some people see it as a sign of weakness. I see...

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Cars

The pictures of the vintage cars in Cuba are making me think about my own vehicle.  Compared to the awesome ones in the photos, mine is boring and practically new, though it’s an SUV...

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Kids Today

On the way to the other side of the state last week, my husband and I stopped midway for lunch at a Subway sandwich place.  I saw a couple of buses in the parking...

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