Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on June 3, 2016 |

Today I’m sharing some school-related absurdities. Then we’ll have some fun from the comic strips. First off, however, how about a sweet roll to go with you beverage of choice while reading. Mine will be coffee. In a letter to the editor in The Dallas Morning News some time ago, Eddie Mitchell from Waco offered an interesting […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on September 25, 2015 |

This will be short today as I have to limit my computer time for a few days, so lets start with something to make you smile. This is a picture of a moon flower from my back flowerbed.  The plant came to Texas with me when I moved here from Omaha, NE, and I was […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on January 9, 2015 |

Some cities, concerned about the amount of litter on their streets, have imposed a fee for using plastic bags at stores. Dallas is the latest. Granted, litter is a problem. I hate to even say how much trash I see along the county road where I walk each morning. I also hate to admit how […]

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Fridays Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on August 2, 2013 |

One couple in Fort Worth, Texas are missing the home that belonged to the husband’s grandmother. It was demolished by the city when a demolition crew went to the wrong address. The house next to it was the one that was supposed to be razed after being condemned. The owners were not there at the […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on May 13, 2013 |

Yesterday was a grand day. Since it was Mother’s Day I got to do whatever I wanted to, which included doing some gardening. For many years that was the day that I got a lot of bedding plants and put color all around my house. I don’t do that much any more as I have […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends – Funnies and Flowers

Posted by mcm0704 on October 19, 2012 |

Before I get into the main part of this post, I want to ask if you have ever had trouble posting a comment here? On Wednesday, my guest, Mary Deal, could not leave a comment, and I know that was very frustrating as she wanted to thank me for hosting, as well as interact with […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on September 7, 2012 |

Tonight and tomorrow I will be in Tyler, TX for the East Texas Bookfest in Tyler, Texas, and, as usual, I left too many things until the last minute, so I will be busy most of today getting everything in order. There are always so many little details, like don’t forget the flyers and your […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on September 3, 2010 |

What is it with some people and their attitude toward kids? In one week’s news in Dallas there was a story about a woman who killed her boyfriend’s son by setting his bed on fire. The father woke up, but was unable to save the boy.  Another story was about a mother who bit her […]

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