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Marking Time With Words

Just Jot It January is always fun, but I do enjoy days off, so I’m not sad — rather, relieved. My stats, if you believe in that sorta thing, went up in January compared to some months, but May and August … Continue reading

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Just Jotting Share Your World — January 30, 2017

What is the most incredible natural venue that you’ve ever seen in person? That time I stood at the top of the West Virginia Welcome Center was incredible. It was spring and it was glorious. The sun was shining, the … Continue reading

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Who Would You Take to Hell?

I was in Hell. Apparently, Hell is a desert sorta place where the starless sky is black and the ground is red clay. Notably, the paths are well-worn. I was lost in Hell, misplaced from my designated area, and my mother … Continue reading

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Just Jottin SoCS — Would that I Could

She said the prompt is ‘wood/ would’ and I thought woodchuck would. How bout you? I don’t know anything about woodchucks. I do know I slept well and there’s coffee and if I needed to chuck wood, I reckon I could … Continue reading

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Love Wears Bifocals

Finally, after all the holidays and back-to-schoolness, we resumed date night. I searched for places more or less on our way home. I found a lil Italian-American place called Marco’s. When I saw the menu had so many things we … Continue reading

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#ThursdayDoors — This Mama’s a Night Owl

We slept too late on Sunday. I mean to tell you we woke up well past lunchtime. I sat up first, never a good sign, and asked The Mister, “What time you reckon it is?” “Mmm 11:30.” I turned my … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday — Military Mental Health Screenings

    “You’re crazy,” I told The Mister. “No I’m not, I’ve been tested,” he quipped. “No you haven’t,” I corrected him, “They asked if you wanted to harm yourself or others AND YOU LIED.” He laughed and laughed, and … Continue reading

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Funeral Hat

I began this post last fall, and I don’t know when or if I would have posted it, had I not read Prajakta’s post along the same lines. Just Jot It January brings a lot of inspiration. Today’s prompt is … Continue reading

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Just Jotting Share Your World — January 23, 2017

Do you prefer juice or fruit? Fruit Did you grow up in a small or big town? Did you like it? Mostly I grew up in the city, and I loved it. If you were to paint a picture of your … Continue reading

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Contempt

I feel plenty of contempt. Daily. Rummaging through my pages of contempt is messy, and y’all know I like things tidy. When contempt becomes entertaining, or at least ironic, I hold it up to the light and let it cast written shadows on the … Continue reading

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