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Have you ever in your “heart of hearts” wanted to “break the ice” with someone and waited “with bated breath” for the opportunity? Has anyone ever “set your teeth on edge” … maybe even your “own flesh and blood?” Have … Continue reading
On my birthday in 2011, I wrote a poem. The next day I read about a woman who had written a poem a day for a year. The feeling in the pit of my stomach when I read that, the … Continue reading
Here’s what I came up with using the 7 words posted earlier this month: A blustery fall afternoon, the campfire sputtering. Cookies and bananas make a quirky picnic for a special day: this one. I drink it all in slowly, … Continue reading
Awake at dawn, I read for a while, jotted a few thoughts in my journal, balanced a bowl of cereal on the bed. The birds were singing and a cool spring breeze drifted in through my window, only slightly ajar. … Continue reading
Thrift stores have become a popular shopping venue for many in the United States. They’re fun to prowl for quirky, quaint, and funky items on the cheap. But thrift stores seem to operate on grammar rules all their own. The … Continue reading
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