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A Couple Steps Back In Time

I turned off the interstate and time seemed to go backward. Finding my way down the old lane I passed the old blacksmith’s shop, then to my destination, the Cooper’s house, an old mansion from the late 1800s. It was … Continue reading

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Where – no – When

The hangover was a bit worse than usual. The last thing he remembered was that he’d bought a new car and his co-workers throwing a party. He was able to stagger to the car and head home. When he finally … Continue reading

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The Rusty Truck

“Hay Dad!!”, came from the back seat, “Let’s go back and look at that big red truck, it’s neat!” And so began a short adventure. Half a mile down the road I finally found a driveway to turn around in. … Continue reading

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Hey Froggie, Come Here

The morning’s shower didn’t last long, just enough to wet the parking-lot. Jimmy didn’t care about getting his shoes wet, he wanted to make big splashes, the biggest. That’s when he noticed something moving. A Frog! Frogs in the parking … Continue reading

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That Wonderful Aroma

Oh the aroma, mouth-watering! I could gain 5 pounds by taking deep breaths while walking through China-Town in any city. I’ve never been able to duplicate any of them at home. Just for fairness, I also like Mexican and Italian … Continue reading

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The woodchopers ball

I’d was about to pour my second cup of coffee when the racket outside drew my attention. At first I thought it was a small circus but watching for a while the rambunctious group slowly became organized. Ropes and a … Continue reading

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Plenty of Stone, but few Rocks

Working in rivers had one advantage for the artist, he had plenty of rocks at hand for building what some called Cairns, but he just thought of them as Balancing Rocks or Stone Sculptures. When he arrived in the mountains … Continue reading

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Morning on the beach

I once heard from an old sage,”The cure for anything is salt water – tears, sweat, or the sea“. He was right. And so it is my daily routine to spend an hour or so walking the beach. Well, the … Continue reading

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The hiker

The lone hiker reached the clearing, slung off his backpack, loosened his boot laces, then stretched his aching muscles. He’d been hiking the trail since breakfast and was in need of a short rest. After he removed some lunch from … Continue reading

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Ahhh, the Aroma of Baking Bread

Joe’s been doing this for years, as far back as he can remember. But he still sets his alarm for 3 AM, and is out of the house within a half an hour. The street is always dark, but in … Continue reading

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