Monthly Archives: November 2018

Thrift Pottery …Floral Friday

Medium small and old is the theme for this week’s collection of floral projects. These three are also the result of some thrift store browsing earlier this week. I admit that I bought the decorated pitcher because of its brand … Continue reading

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Feeling Offended

“To feel offended is a choice we make. To be easily offended is the sign of an undeveloped person.” My friend Jorge said this out of the blue earlier this week. We had decided to take a walk on the … Continue reading

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Peanut Buttery

The 20th U.S. President, James A. Garfield supposedly once said, “Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter.” Yes, there was such a food back then. It can be argued that the ancient Aztecs and Incas were … Continue reading

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Charity

It’s that time of the year when appeals to our better nature arrive in greater numbers. There are close to a million public charities in the United States, alone. Add to that at least half-a-million civil leagues and 100,000 private … Continue reading

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Fiery

Today is my friend Jeremy’s birthday. Jeremy’s astrological Sun sign is Sagittarius. Both of these aspects are important to Jeremy. This weekend, Jeremy pointed out that his Sun sign and my Sun sign (Leo) are both fire signs. I then … Continue reading

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Blasé

The wind storm stirred unraked fallen leaves with a shallow layer of snow. On the west edge of the property lay a large, shattered old elm limb. The cold wind was still in the 25 to 35 miles an hour … Continue reading

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Some Bridges

The small, condemned bridge was unsafe for any sort of vehicular traffic but dad said people could walk across it if they watched out not to step into the gaps between some of the wooden planks. I carefully crept to … Continue reading

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