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A Five-Dolla Birthday

So, it is Sunday afternoon, and I am supposed to be heading off to a little get-together  at my bosses house. Instead, I sit here watching the rain play stop-and-start in an unpredictable little game. I won’t be lunching with … Continue reading

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Around the Words in 365 Days

This coming Saturday is my 41st birthday, which also means I’ve hit the one-year mark on my writing journey. It was on my 40th birthday that I finally decided that I was a writer. I jokingly refer to that moment … Continue reading

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The Wind-Up Willy

This weekend was filled with chaos, the smell of ass, and chocolate pudding. For my niece’s 14th birthday, my sister organized a camp-out party in my family’s backyard. My parents have the perfect yard for such a venture:  an inground pool, lots … Continue reading

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For Jordyn on her Almost-Birthday

I have never had kids of my own. At the age I am now, I’m quite alright with the fact that any offspring of mine will not have mouths to feed  or brains to send to college. My “children,” so to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Lee!

Tomorrow is Wednesday – the working Joe or Jane’s day of the week where you’ve been so thoroughly wacked with the office baseball bats that you’re bruised and gimpy, and you know you still have plenty more miles to hobble til … Continue reading

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