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The End of My Rope is Frayed

As the title suggests, my rope is frayed. How long can one person be expected to hang on? The knot in my rope and muscles in my hand are tired; actually, beyond tired. There must be a new word for this feeling. Standing on a cliff's edge not daring to look over the...

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Remember When…?

Remember When…?

December 18, 2018 and my watercolor journey continues. Another trip to Hobby Lobby today where I picked up two blue pencils. One is Aqua and made in Germany by a company called Faber-Castell. At $1.49 it was the cheaper of the two. The other is Violet Blue by...

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Watercolor Wonder

Watercolor Wonder

It was a book store. There were many shelves with many books. This decorative tin was lying on top of a small display just at my level; meaning it was perfect for someone vertically challenged. The colors caught my eye and my curiosity got the better of me. This was...

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‘Twas The Night Before Jesus Came

‘Twas the night before Jesus came and all through the town, Not a single space was open and Joseph did frown. The shepherds were guarding their sheep with great care, Waiting for morning, with darkness everywhere. The people were nestled all snug in their beds,...

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December 12, 2018

What’s old is new again. I recently bought a pair of gloves. I was looking for something spider-proof. Having had my hand nearly chewed off by something brown and eight-legged, it is my goal to avoid another horrible encounter. I was wearing LEATHER gloves when I was...

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Rescued. Thanks brother!

Rescued. Thanks brother!

Have you ever been stranded by a car that just broke down? Were you left stranded in a parking lot or on the side of the road? I can speak from personal experience that sitting in a hot car while traffic zips by is a little unnerving. Most of the drivers who flew past...

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Burglarized, Final Chapter

Burglarized, Final Chapter

It's been three years since our home was burglarized. I no longer think about replacing what was taken. We have replaced every window in the house. These are more secure and there are no iron bars for "decoration". These glass panes are energy efficient, but they will...

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Burglarized, Chapter Nine

Shorter days and falling leaves are both a vivid reminder that the holiday season is fast approaching. It's been twenty days since our house was burglarized. It's getting easier to leave the house unattended. However; my life has changed. My husband and I have have...

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Burglarized, Chapter Eight

The bond hearing was uneventful. Everyone I met at the detention center was polite and friendly. My purse was locked in my car, but my cell phone had to be handed over. The nice man with a uniform waved that wand thing over me; felt a little strange. They probably...

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Burglarized, Chapter Seven

It's been about ten days since our home was burglarized. Leaving my house with no one here to keep an  eye on things has been a struggle. The queasy stomach has slowly passed but I still get very upset when I talk about it. When will I be at peace in a place that I...

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