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Influential Blogger Award

Despite my erratic posting over the past few months, two of my favorite bloggers, Puma by Design and Nebraska Energy Observer have nominated me for the Most Influential Blogger Award. … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · 9 Comments

Deer-Hit Autos & Other Fancy Turns of Phrase. (from Small Town Tales)

I like to read our local, weekly paper. It contains a “Personal Intelligence” column that informs readers that Sally Nickels had a visit from her granddaughter who goes to the big University … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · 16 Comments

Help! I’ve started posting comments on Huff Puff.

I stray over to the dark side once in a while…just to see for myself what the left-stream media is talking crazy about. A few weeks ago I found myself … Continue reading

August 12, 2012 · 29 Comments

July 4th Anecdote: The Amazing Writing of the Declaration of Independence.

Those of us who write for a living, whether it’s writing marketing copy and business communications as I do, slaving over  a book, penning poetry or even blogging, understand how painful some days, … Continue reading

July 3, 2012 · 27 Comments

Mama’s Hands. A Mother’s Day Tribute.

They grip, clasp, smack, caress, hold, hug, punch, tap and clap. They open to receive. They close to defend. They fold in prayer.  I remember Mama’s hands. Mama standing at … Continue reading

May 12, 2012 · 8 Comments

Picture Worth a Thousand Words Contest Entry (Right Brain Post)

Readers who visit me for political commentary and opinion, today I am throwing a meager bone to the handful of creative writers who visit from time to time, as well as … Continue reading

March 1, 2012 · 30 Comments

“Someone” Subscribed to My Blog. The Mystique of the Anonymous Blog Follower.

I received my 50th Blog Subscriber today. Usually when I get a new follower, I eagerly check out their gravatar and blog. But with my latest subscriber I can’t. The … Continue reading

January 8, 2012 · 34 Comments

Between Christmas & New Years…It’s Movie Time!

I love the week between Christmas and New Years. The decorations are still around, which negates heavy cleaning. If  you’re lucky, there are plenty of leftovers and sweets to munch … Continue reading

December 29, 2011 · 26 Comments

Would You Like Fries with that Driver’s License?

 The Latest Excerpt from my Small Town Tales Page: A friend told me she was taking her daughter to get her driver’s license on Thursday.  “Where do you go? The … Continue reading

October 29, 2011 · 6 Comments

I Can’t Read My Pesky To-Do List.

(No politics today, just musings, but stick around).  I’m a procrastinator. Fortunately, it doesn’t affect my work because I work with deadlines. In addition to being a procrastinator, I thrive … Continue reading

September 24, 2011 · 18 Comments

Something Quirky in Suwannee County, Florida. (From Small Town Tales)

During my summer travels, I spent a few days in Suwannee County, Florida (To keep you from rushing  for a map, Suwannee County is very rural county in Northwest Florida, … Continue reading

September 4, 2011 · 20 Comments

This Memorial Day: Honoring those who Served. Remembering Those Who Suffer. Welcoming the Start of Summer.

I don’t attend Memorial Day services every year, but I have attended quite a few.  I’ve attended services in Virginia, Nebraska, Texas, Pennsylvania and Florida, honoring those who laid down … Continue reading

May 26, 2011 · 17 Comments
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