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The Journey of a 1000 miles…(June ’18)

…begins with a single step. In June, this pedometer geek added 119 miles to the total of the goal of a thousand miles.  Since ahead of last year’s goal of walking a thousand miles, this pedometer geek/urban hiker plans on … Continue reading

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Carrot Ranch: 99 Word Flash Fiction

Rose’s Valuables Rose packed her bag as she was told. Underwear, socks, dresses, and, of course, her teddy bear Samuel, who knew everything. Sam listened, comforted, and kept secrets. Samuel was her best friend. Her parents and Rose walked to … Continue reading

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Carrot Ranch: Frannie Hooe

Frannie’s Disappearance Frannie Hooe disappeared one starry night. What happened to her was pure conjecture, and yet only Tillie knew the real story behind her disappearance. First off, it must be stated that Frannie was an adventurous young woman. Most … Continue reading

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Favorite Song…

Choosing my favorite song…I wish I could say I had just one favorite song of popular music.  Like favorite books, I have many favorite songs.  I’m not even sure that all of them are or were considered the popular songs … Continue reading

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A Cat’s Tail

The cat appeared sometime last fall, and suddenly became part of the fauna of the neighborhood. It was unusual in that it was a long-haired black and white cat yet, at first glance, appeared feral, fearing the approach of all … Continue reading

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The Journey of a Thousand Miles (May)

…begins with a single step. Like last year, this pedometer geek is working towards a goal of walking a thousand miles, but in a shorter amount of time. A friend in Great Britain was working toward that same goal to … Continue reading

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Carrot Ranch: Sketch of Aunt Tillie (Flash Fiction)

Eulogy for Aunt Tillie I remember Aunt Tillie affectionately although she preferred my sisters Sally and Connie more. I think she liked me more once I began wearing glasses. Aunt Tillie was a bit silly, even odd. She always wore … Continue reading

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Immigrant… (a re-run)

I am re-posting the blog that I wrote in January, 2017 in regards to my take on immigrants in the wake of the various bans on immigrants. I repeat it now because I continue to be distressed over similar issues, … Continue reading

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The Journey of a Thousand Miles… (April)

…begins with a single step. This pedometer geek was not slacking towards the thousand mile goal although slacking is definitely seen in regards to this post about April’s steps and reads. It is now June and other things have gotten … Continue reading

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Stardust haiku: May 2018

Thanks Valentina Ranaldi-Adams for selecting one of my haiku for the Stardust Haiku online journal for May 2018. windy night… the full moon playing peek-a-boo –Nancy Brady, Stardust Haiku #17 Check out all the stellar haiku at stardusthaiku.blogspot.com

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