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rina-macasaet's picture
Mar.29.2014
I’ve been a loyal blackberry user for years. I made that big switch to IPhone yesterday! I thought I’d have difficulty with adjusting. Surprisingly, 5C has been friendly towards me. It’s a little heavier to carry around. But I have to admit it’s much prettier than Blackberry. I’m still in the...
zeny-may-recidoro's picture
Mar.24.2014
For four years since Dido the Cat was born in our home, I would always meet him at the gates upon coming home. On hot days, he'd be under the small tree, on rainy days perched on the booth or on the washing machine. On mild days, he'd be lying on the weathered concrete of the garage. He'd be...
charles-killeen's picture
Dec.15.2013
Somewhere around 1974 I was working in a machine shop in Van Nuys, California. At lunchtime on a sunny day a few of  us were sitting outside when a bob tail cabover pulled into the common parking lot to make a delivery. The driver climbed down from the cab and as he started for the sneaker...
bernadette-moyer's picture
Oct.21.2013
Chipper and Happy The Male Female Dance By Bernadette A. Moyer Chipper will be three in December and Happy turned four this past July. They are pure bred Bichon Frise spawned from the same DAM and SIRE which makes them true biological brother and sister. Watching them together makes me think about...
robert-earle's picture
Oct.15.2013
All That Is by James Salter is a novel that opens with scenes from Philip Bowman’s life as a sailor embroiled in the final battles of World War II in the Pacific. These scenes are graphic but not overdrawn, despite the mayhem.  The novel then adopts an elegiac tone--smooth, precise, unhurried...
amy-palleson's picture
Mar.17.2013
One of the most energetic breeds, the German Shorthaired Pointer is a hunting dog by nature.  When they lack in exercise they can become high strung, and frustrated. The GSP will not listen if they sense that they are stronger minded than their owner, however they...
robert-earle's picture
Mar.14.2013
  Toni Morrison's recent novel, Home, illustrates how novels manage to recover pieces of history historians have discarded--the population itself has discarded--and breathe life back into them.   Home is a post-Korean War tale about a brother and sister who grew up in Georgia, poor as...
suellen-ocean's picture
Feb.28.2013
A soldier who takes pay for his service from any who need him is considered a mercenary. Instead of a soldier going to war out of patriotism or loyalty to a country or crown, a mercenary does it for employment. In Colonial America, many mercenaries later took to pirating which is often the case...
phil-naessens's picture
Jan.25.2013
  I haven’t blogged in quite a while. I’ve just been so busy with the various shows I’m preparing for and producing that I simply haven’t had the time. Recently I was reminded of something my Grandpa use to tell me and something I wanted to share….. Grandpa said loyalty was a dying attribute...
rina-macasaet's picture
Dec.12.2012
I like my dentist.  I'm loyal to her having had my teeth and the teeth of my girls under her care for decades now. I have a bit of a sensitivity problem.   Not with my teeth but with her.  She likes to talk a lot! The minute I sit down on the chair and open my mouth her mouth...