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Grit: More Than Sand

Grit: More than Sand

It was 2:40pm on a bright sunny day. We were at the local playground. My daughter wanted to play in the sandbox. It was crowded with other parents and children mingling about. But, we did find a shaded spot in the sand away from the ‘traffic’. This was a last minute trip, hoping to take …

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Surprise! You’re Old

Surprise! You’re Old

I am afraid of getting older. The thought of obtaining all the physical attributes of seniority is a speed bump. A real eye-opener. I ponder what my lifestyle would be like, then. Things slowing down through physical limitations rather than choice. It’s inevitable, of course. What can a person do? Nothing right? Although I should say that even …

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The Most Unexpected Wisdom for Writing and Art?

On a coffee break, partaking in two of my favorite activities: consuming and spewing. Here’s my afternoon spew…. This is a precious…sss moment. A punctate lot of time in this short lifespan. In the words of the wise fictional character, Bilbo Baggins (the most famous of Hobbit-sss), I’m preemptively avoiding being “…butter scraped over too …

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