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A Granger Encounter, 11/4/17: THE RITES OF WRITING RIGHT

“Your regular?”  Rizzo’s voice always seemed to smile.  She topped off his coffee as she waited to take his order.  Granger hesitated, then told her what he wanted to eat.   “Seriously?  You want—”  Nodding, he repeated his order.  Shaking her head, she repeated it back: “Six eggs, basted over hard, shredded cheddar on them after … Continue reading »

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100-Word Stroll for 5/2/17: 2 WAYS TO DEFEAT The SPIN CYCLE

You’re in the basement replacing a lightbulb.  You look out the window and notice the sprinkler’s still on.  While out turning the sprinkler off you see you left the mower out . . .  “In the spin—”  Pour yourself a refill and walk with me . . . “There’s a lot of stuff going on.”  Do tell.  … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 3/9/17: SO–HOW’S YOUR NOW?

You’ve heard or read the phrase, “being in the moment”.  The irony is that I began this post in June of last year.  The sad truth is that this subject is more appropriate now than ever. With the techsplosion of modern minicomputers we call smartphones, we are now living in an unparalleled historical era.  Never before have … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 5/3/16: HALFHEARTED NEVER ENTHUSED ANYBODY

The lyric is, “With my whole heart I will praise Him . . .” Yeah.  Psalms.  Even people who rarely read the Bible could probably pick out where that came from.  The song’s based on Psalm 117, which is a short little thing that basically says, “Praise the Lord.” Okay.  How many Psalms are there?  … Continue reading »

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IT READ, “30-DAY WRITING CHALLENGE”. . .

Under that heading, a list of 30 things appeared on Facebook. Guess which one was first?  I gave some thought to an answer. 1. FIVE PROBLEMS WITH SOCIAL MEDIA • There is too much of it. One or two, perhaps a handful of sources are fun; yet when Google relates how to use the top 52 … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 2/1/16: “I WONDER. . .”

“Other people are thinking about themselves. Just like you are.“ Well, of all the—  this is what I first see as I open my morning mail?  It’s been a long habit that fairly soon after waking up I pray for God to show me something for the day that’s either new or offered in a … Continue reading »

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