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“How long does it take you to adjust to this damnable time change every year?” “Oh, a few days I guess. Why?” “I’m wondering how long it will be until I can get my kids to bed on time and … Continue reading
She struggled with arthritic hands to squeeze honey out of a bear’s head and into her tea. Fond memories of days when honey came in a jar you could dip a spoon into filled her mind. She reminded herself to … Continue reading
“Have you been noticing what’s up in the garden?” “Huh?” “The daffodils, the peach tree, the pear trees! Have you noticed them?” “I guess not. Could you put a photo on Facebook for me so I could see it?” Please … Continue reading
This thing on the Internet – I saw it early this morning – it said please RT. I figured that meant please read tonight, so I’ve been waiting all day to read it. So, I finally read it just now … Continue reading
I was in the right vicinity. I saw streets named General Nimitz, General Patton. I could not find General Bradley. The street signs were so hard to see, and some were obscured by leaves. I made a U-turn and started … Continue reading
He woke up humming that old song from Oklahoma. The one about how everything’s up to date in Kansas City because they have indoor plumbing and burlesque shows. Where did that come from, he wondered. His mind amazed him sometimes, … Continue reading
All 3 of them stomped into her bedroom. She’d had 2 hours sleep. They dragged her out of bed, claiming urgent action was needed. She dressed and staggered downstairs, saying, “Gimmie caffeine and sugar – I’ll be ready.” A huge … Continue reading
The lilac bush was perfect cover. He slipped behind it and stood on tiptoes to look through the ornate wooden window. There she was! She pulled off her clothes and slipped a lacy nightgown over her head. He smiled. His … Continue reading
“Are they poking through the snow at your place?” “What?” “The bulbs, silly. The bulbs.” “Light bulbs?” “No! We planted crocus last fall. The bulbs. Can you see them coming through the snow?” “Oh, you did plant something in my … Continue reading