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Tagged With: solitude

Granger: A CROSS-EYED LOOK AT THE WHOLE EASTER THING – 3/31/18

That early in the morning, I knew Jimmie’s Diner would be almost empty.  That worked for me.  I was in a mood.  And I was almost right.  Other than the cook in back, Peggy Sue was by herself. Solitude must be a comfortable friend if one intends to write.  I enjoyed the closeness of the friends … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 3/13/17: I’M SURE GLAD YOU’RE THERE

“What do you do?” “I’m a writer.” “Oh-h-h…”  (Glancing at the ever-present cell phone) : “Wow, would you look at the time.  Gotta run.  Catch ya later, okay?” Writers are always jotting ideas and thoughts down in something – in my case, usually a notebook.  Anything can trigger an idea for writing seeds.  Snippets of conversation.  Billboards.  TV commercials.  Sermons.  … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 7/14/16: KNOW WHEN TO SHUT TO THE UP.

That’s the second part of the statement that pulled me up short just now.  Well, okay, I embellished it a little.  The first part reads, “Your mouth can block your blessings.” So, put together, it reads, “Your mouth can block your blessings; know when to shut up.” Your mouth can block your blessings; know when … Continue reading »

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THE SUMMER of MY DISSONANCE – A Granger Story – Ch. 2

2 It was a pleasant afternoon.   The light filtering down through the pine fronds had begun to soften like the fraying edge of a favorite old blanket.  I brought everything in, moved my aging and faithful Blazer around back and secured it.  Suddenly feeling hungry, I came back inside to fix some dinner. The cabin’s owner … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 11/30/15: AS I MUSED . . .

My mind took a side trail that climbed above the one I thought I was on. Yeah, I was absorbing the pastor’s thoughts about the whole meaning of the Advent season.  4th row, left side.  Just like most Sundays.  Involved.  Listening.  There. It’s just that my mind figured since my spirit and body had assumed … Continue reading »

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