Monthly Archives: March 2017

Bring Your A-Game

This is some commentary I wrote elsewhere, Marches ago. It is my interpretation of how awful it must be for athletes who talk to the press after a big loss. I can’t speak for all of you, but not since childhood … Continue reading

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#ThursdayDoors — Face Value

    There’s something not quite right about this place. It’s in good shape, not neglected, but there are no signs of life. Not so much as a door handle to welcome us. Because… It is not what it appears … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday — STEM Prep

Moo made her daddy a sammich last week. She did it with love and care. She told him, “I even deleted the seeds from your tomatoes.”   One-Liner Wednesday is brought to you by LindaGHill

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Five or Six Weekends

I pulled into the drive last night and found my first tulip had opened. I took a photo, but it’s blurry. I think you can tell, from what’s goin on around that tulip, what I need to do with my … Continue reading

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Share Your World — March 27, 2017

Does your first or middle name have any significance (or were you named after another family member)? I was supposed to be Michael Jolene, but not everyone in the family was as progressive as my parents, so it was inverted. I’m … Continue reading

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SoCS — March

March. Bleh. March has never been my favorite. The boy one gets older every March. My he’s big now. Now he looks like The Mister only taller and broader. He is magical, what with his mathing and his technologing and … Continue reading

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Subtly Subpar Sub

I used to substitute teach quite a bit. I don’t now, as my own children have ruined me for all other children I have grown cynical and generally intolerant of other people’s children. I’m sure your children are exceptional, but the other … Continue reading

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#ThursdayDoors — She’s Not The Girl Next Door

I spotted a lil somethin alluring. In an alley, back, back, back. This ivy-skirted vignette whispered my name. Ooh. You just know when you see somethin like that, there are gonna be doors of interest.     Brick, lookin all kindsa sexy. … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday — Zoo

“How can you not want to go to South Africa? The pictures are incredible! It’s so beautiful! They have giraffes and penguins in the same place!” “So do we,” The Mister retorted. “I DON’T MEAN THE ZOO!”   One-Liner Wednesday … Continue reading

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My Secret Shame

I was readin vanbytheriver last night, which was a fun little read about birds and love. It struck me as funny-odd that she didn’t know the birds in question were mourning doves, but then I had to mention in a family of birders, … Continue reading

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