Monthly Archives: October 2016

632 Oh! there’s no place like home, etc. (Go to 580 for key word search)

It’s so nice to see the folks for the holidays! Christmas is the season to be joyous! The Eve, it’s caroling in family chorus! Morning, it’s waffles and Eggs Benedict for us! Yep! It’ great to be home for the … Continue reading

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631 Toilet seats 10-23-16 (go to 580 for key word search)

There are only two types of people on earth. Those who use slam-bang, hard top toilet seats and those who prefer slow closing, padded toilet seats. The universal characteristics of the entire Human Race can be divided in two by … Continue reading

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630 Commode relief 10-23-16 (see 580 for key word search)

My wife and I are retired and downsized, waiting the ground break for our new North Carolina home in Southport. So, we find ourselves sleeping in the finished basement bedroom of our forty year owned home while our recently divorced … Continue reading

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629 Where the beaches face South 10-22-16 (go to 580 for key word search)

South, down the eastern coast of our country, there, where the continent turns in on itself, and the string of island beaches face south, is one of the pearls on the barrier necklace, Oak Island. It’s where my wife and … Continue reading

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628…. Birds on a wire…… 10-18-16

Whenever I see a row of sparrows, perching, an aviary congregation on a power line, I think to go to church, to kneel, wings folded, feathers to feathers with fellow believers, feeling the sacred current humming within us, hearing the … Continue reading

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627 Biding Her Time 10-15-16 (go to 580 for key word search)

Mother has ought to do but wait, To breathe softly, inhale, exhale, inhale, until the great, great, great-grand daughters of the centuries old sequoias growing now are themselves, centuries old and layers on layers of needles and soil and bark … Continue reading

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626 Our Towns Flag 10-13-16 (go to 580 for key word search)

The old flag flying from our court house roof is getting a little ragged. It’s torn and tattered by the storms its faced and probably needs to be replaced. But the citizens here are a stubborn race. We hold tight … Continue reading

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625 Slowly, a sudden change 9-19-16 (go to 580 for key word search)

Russets and golds of Autumn have startled me again. Why have they caught me off guard? This is my 67th Fall, (counting womb time). You’d think, by now, I’d be aware enough to sense Summer sneaking south under cover of … Continue reading

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