Monthly Archives: May 2015

New Adventures

A couple of weeks ago I announced my plan to get 50 rejections by the end of the year.  As of today, I have four rejections with three pieces still under consideration.  I know that’s not a blindingly fast start … Continue reading

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Friday’s Music – Kimber’s Men

It’s no secret, I have a non-standard taste in music.  Another of my favorite groups to listen to on YouTube is the British group, Kimber’s Men.  Someday I hope to make it to one of their shows, but the travel … Continue reading

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A Memorial Day Poem

I’ve been to Arlington National Cemetery three times in my life.  The first time was on a cold mid-December day.  While on a break from a conference, I boarded a Tourmobile. There were three of us on that bus, the … Continue reading

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There are five cats in our household and we had just about got them all trained and behaving well, when last Saturday one of them started acting weird.  “Spotty girl” was extra fussy, affectionate, rubbing her head on everything, crying, … Continue reading

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