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I Hear Voices: Part 1

I’ve always heard voices. I’m sorry for those who don’t. Remember those lazy years when you didn’t have to clean house or pay taxes?  I mean those years way back when you woke up knowing the neighborhood kids were already … Continue reading

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Happiness Secrets and the Study of Natural and Synthetic Happiness

Are you a people watcher? If you’re a writer, you are. I am, and I’ve noticed something disturbing. At least once a week I leave our quiet rural roads where we all smile and wave to one another, even if … Continue reading

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From the End to the Beginning: Saying Goodbye

Everyone says that cousins were marrying cousins. According to family lore, my great grandfather wanted a more diverse bloodline for his grandchildren.  When he married in 1859 he moved from Maryland to Lawrence, Kansas in a horse-drawn wagon .  Medicine, … Continue reading

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High Intelligence, High Manual Performance, High Risk

“He’s so knowledgeable and such a hard worker.” The woman took a sip of her coffee. “We’re fortunate to have him as our handyman.” I didn’t post this last week because this knowledgeable, hard worker, who lived in my friend’s … Continue reading

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Part III Revision: Push, Poke, or Press?

I have to tell you, this cake was good. By good, I don’t mean scrupulous, or righteous, nor do I mean proficient, talented, or adept. Of course not, that’s silly. This type good means yummy, delicious, and scrumptious.                                            … Continue reading

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Single-Function Items: A Creative Game

Do some things niggle at your mind until you’re force to examine them from all sides? Unfortunately, this is a common occurrence for me. “Sorry I’m late.” I held up my watch for my friend to see. “It’s self-winding. My … Continue reading

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