Monthly Archives: September 2012

My Mother-In-Law, Mrs. Malaprop

My mother-in-law was the epitome of one sho speaks in Malaprops. She was an Italian lady, straight from the old country. She was verbal, loud, animated, and wonderful. She was also the best grandmother my children could ever have had. … Continue reading

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You Do Too

If I tell you that you are smart and good-looking, you probably will try to deny the compliment, teasing me about needing to get my eyes checked. However, if you talk to a mutual friend, and he/she says, “I heard … Continue reading

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And the Winner Isn’t

I’m sure many of my readers were excited about this year’s Emmy Awards, the awards show that each year hands out kudos for the best shows, actors and actresses on television. I hate to tell you, but I have seen … Continue reading

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Principal Toes

When I first began my teaching career, I took a position as an English teacher in a middle school, grades six through eight. I had just spent four years in the U. S. Navy and was pleased to get the job although … Continue reading

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Warmth and Coldth

I know there are many people who ask, “How in the world can you stand the summer heat and humidity in Florida? Don’t you miss the change of seasons?” Well, I was raised in South Carolina, which is smack dab … Continue reading

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Time After Time

I have bragged about my not having an addictive personality. I have never done drugs, I quit smoking 40 plus years ago, and I don’t overuse a cell phone. However, I learned a long time ago that I was obsessed … Continue reading

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There’s No Place Like 15th Avenue N.

I love home. In fact, I think my feelings are even stronger than that. I adore home. I enjoy coming home from wherever and dropping into my recliner. I love listening to my music in stereo in the living room. … Continue reading

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