Monthly Archives: February 2017

Rock Bottom

I found my way out, my way up. I am not wandering in despair now, but this is how I felt when I took that detour. I am in that place I knew existed, but I thought I had taken … Continue reading

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What if…

What would your excuse be? “I didn’t know I was supposed to stop.” The laws are out there for all of us to view, and easy to view with the technology available. Ripley County school buses are equipped as required … Continue reading

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A Gift of Love

Could I run out of words? Writers need trunks of words to rummage through. Artists need their paints or threads, clay or scrap metal. Musicians need their notes. Actors need their roles, teachers need their students and nurses need their … Continue reading

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Happiness

“You’d better change that attitude, young lady.” How often I heard that growing up, along with, “You will never be happy.” I was a typical teen with the typical thought pattern that whatever was lacking was the one thing that … Continue reading

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Slow Down, You Move Too Fast

The 20th century had a magical timeline, starting in ’46 and ending in ’64, that cushioned baby boomers from harsh realities and swift changes. Comforts included pay phone booths for ten-cent calls, black/white television with heavy doses of lighthearted programming, … Continue reading

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Spring Floats

Mother Nature teases us with hints of Mardi Gras. Tiny flares of yellow and purple dot the brown barren leaf carpet as vivid crocus blooms appear among green throw rugs of creeping phlox. Her spring decor will be awesome as … Continue reading

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