Sweet Summer Love

Posted by mcm0704 on July 26, 2017 |

Slim Randles is here as today’s Wednesday’s Guest with a touching essay about summer and love and how it can last a long, long time.  Bert and Maizie were down at the swimming hole on Lewis Creek the other day. Saturday it was. The sun was bright hot and these two lovers had found a […]

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Going For the Gold

Posted by mcm0704 on August 17, 2016 |

Instead of having a guest post from Slim Randles or another author, I thought I would feature some of the Olympians as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. Have you been watching the Olympics? I have caught some of the events and was so thrilled to see Simone Biles win 4 gold medals in gymnastics. Her floor event was spectacular. And another […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on September 24, 2010 |

A Frenchman whose arms and legs were amputated swam across the English Channel. Philippe Croizon used specially designed leg prostheses that have flippers attached, and made the swim in just over 13 hours. Wow, talk about overcoming life’s adversities. A 14-year old high school student in Raleigh N.C. said her school should not have kicked […]

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The Good Old Summertime

Posted by mcm0704 on June 13, 2010 |

Here is another excerpt from my humorous memoir, A Dead Tomato Plant and a Paycheck. Enjoy…. Since our family didn’t take many formal vacations, a primary source of recreations for a lot of summers involved going to the neighborhood pool. I’d bargain with the kids to leave me alone in the mornings to work, then […]

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