Monthly Archives: March 2013

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  Erato, Muse of Poetry (image courtesy Wkimedia) It’s a bitter day when one sees a talented artist give up his art. Sam Smith’s A Poet Says Goodbye to Poetry reveals a great deal about the…

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I can do “busy” like nobody’s business – or how procrastination is winning

Just stand there and look busy Procrastination – you evil thing. You are winning the battle right now. A confession: I can fill my days and nights with all sorts of busy-ness. And, it isn’t worthless stuff. Everything is necessary … Continue reading

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Ushering in Spring with Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler to welcome Spring I see the daffodils and jonquils showing their beautiful faces these days. And, if you are really a Southern Lit fan, I don’t think you can hear or see the word “jonquils” without thinking of … Continue reading

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Take one dog with an appetite for tree bark and one owner who loves plants and what do you get?

Tabasco Sauce and the Amazing, Astounding Zelda   My aunt and uncle had a beautiful, large Weimaraner named Zelda. Zelda had the run of the fenced in backyard. Zelda had an amazing, adventurous life. Some days, Zelda was a horse, … Continue reading

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Success scares my socks off. What about you?

photo credit: kevin dooley via photopin cc   Success is scary Maybe not for everyone, but it certainly is for me. There have been a few times when I really feel my pulse quicken over an idea, over something I … Continue reading

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Someone take the tux off of the pizza

Straighten your tie, please Once upon a time, quite a few years ago, there was a restaurant (which shall remain nameless) that spent big money to have their “creative marketing team” create new and improved menus. The latest, the greatest, … Continue reading

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