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I Was Once a Thief

I was once a thief, deliberate, conniving, and unrepentant. Sort of. I got twenty-five cents for a weekly allowance, and it was the good old days when that kind of coin really meant something. Well, . . . not really. … Continue reading

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It may have been a mistake . . .

It may have been a mistake to try to start the big project of cleaning out my craft / sewing room today. I went through several boxes and was having a hard time as it was wanting to throw away … Continue reading

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We Wait

It’s a tentative touch—a toddler stretch—to make connection to one whose cells are giving up one by one, and we wait as toddlers touch. It is the way of things, I guess, this living and dying. She is young and … Continue reading

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Angel in the Rough

She was an angel, I think, if angels can be plain, rough, and all crisp around the edges, dressed in hygienic blue. I had read all the La Leche books; and so as it pertained to breastfeeding, I was good … Continue reading

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A World in My Bedroom

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Ghosts in the Laundry

A storm came in the night—bright jagged lightning with thunder rumbling and crashing in response.  I hugged the covers closer.  Moist air gusted through my open window. It appeared in a single electric moment—a headless apparition floating by my bedroom … Continue reading

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Just in case you didn’t believe my chicken story . . .

Here is proof positive.  See the love. This is before they grow up to be idiots and before my vandalism escapade. Gotta love the wardrobe, right.  I was stylin’.  Cool chick.  Pun intended. 🙂

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I Only Went in for Dogfood

And I really did not buy these beauties, but I strongly considered it!  Aren’t they cute? They took me down memory lane. My mom used to get hundred’s of wee chicks like this at a time and raise then from … Continue reading

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A Year in Review: Only 12 Pictures–Impossible!

January 2012 February March April May June July August September October November December

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The Real Fly By . . . Endeavor!

Though my hummers were not impressed, the school children certainly were.  I thought I had missed my chance to see Endeavor’s last piggy back flight, but it had been delayed one hour.  So all I had was my point and shoot Kodak. … Continue reading

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