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Happy 4th of July! Happy Independence Day! Why?

Somewhere around the beginning of June, I took a deep breath or blinked and now it’s the 4th of July.  How the heck did that happen??? Before summer gets here, it seems so long and glorious.  Three full months of ice cream, swimming pools, blockbuster movies, and sleeping late. But then the kids don’t get out of school … Continue reading »

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Summer in 79 Words

I recently entered a contest for Esquire magazine’s 79th anniversary. They asked writers to submit a story that conveyed plot, theme, characterization, originality, and the topic “Summer”.  And all that in a limit of 79 words. Seriously, people?  I don’t sneeze with less than 79 words. As those of you who read my blogs or listen … Continue reading »

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