Monthly Archives: January 2016

Smitten with the Kitten in Mittens

Aw, it’s Cletus the Dog Kitten. In mittens. Tee-hee! Are you smitten? Just Jot it January is brought to you by LindaGHill

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#Thursday Doors — The Church on the Circle

Irvington is an Indianapolis neighborhood just off Washington Street, and its most notable landmark is the Irvington United Methodist Church. It’s sat in a circle, like so: Left, the 1916 draft — Right, Google Maps 2009 — This link is where … Continue reading

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Jotting Not a One-Liner — Homework

“Finals in Spanish tomorrow. We’re studying cognates,” Sassy said. “Hm?” I asked with piqued interest. “Cognates. Words that sound like the same word in other languages?” “Ooh! Like what?” Sassy began searching her papers. “Yes, I see your knowledge of cognates is … Continue reading

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Just Jotting Share Your World 2016 #3

What is your favorite piece of art? (it doesn’t have to be famous) My favorite piece of art is a complicated topic. Let’s stay with one I own, and it’s that painting that hung in my grandmother’s house: What made … Continue reading

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I’m flummoxed. Elegance eludes me. Perhaps the most elegant solution is to explain that I have no admiration of elegance beyond the aesthetic of “Ooh, pretteh!” Elegance is not my forte. I recognize elegance and I’m tellin you, I ain’t got … Continue reading

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The idea of collection has certain implications. One may have many dust bunnies and it doesn’t mean one collects dust bunnies, now does it? Imagine if you will, a person whose dust bunnies are displayed proudly… I’ve decided I’m not a … Continue reading

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JusJoJan & SoCS — The Long What

What do I wanna write? Hm. Maybe just some rambling. It’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday and I do feel a bit purge-y. I put my canvas slip-on shoes away and I’ve rubbed oil into my skin and my bottom lip … Continue reading

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Me on Leadership: I lead only when I have to. Then I begrudge the incompetence of others and resent being forced to leave my comfort zone. I don’t like to lead. I don’t like to follow. I prefer to march to the beat of my … Continue reading

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#ThursdayDoors — Julian-Clarke Home

Last week I showed you my pictures of the Irvington Presbyterian Church, and I’m staying in Irvington again this week. Irvington is a historical neighborhood in Indianapolis, Indiana. Here are the doors on the Julian-Clarke house: Too blurry? I know, I … Continue reading

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Just Jotting about Sacrifice

When I discovered the topic for today was sacrifice, I said to Sassy, “I’m going to write a blog post like ‘I have been sacrificing all my time for Just Jot it January,’ and just be all ‘Bye!’” We laughed. It’s not … Continue reading

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