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Retirement Can Change Your Life – Or Someone Else’s Life

I found this great retirement story on an author friend’s blog. James Callan is the author of the Father Frank Mysteries. Go to his site to learn more about them. Posted on January 15, 2016 by James Callan Retirement. That … Continue reading

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Z–Zillion (&the end of the April A-Z Blogging Challenge)

This is a great retirement story. I should say non-retirement story. Fashion design icon, Iris Apfel, is the subject of a new documentary released on April 29. The lady is ninety-three years old.   I became aware of the documentary when … Continue reading

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Y–Yesterday

Yesterday, on my X blog, there was an X on a map of the United States. That X marks the center of the conterminous U.S. or the contiguous U.S. (both adjectives meaning “sharing a common boundary.”)  Its position as located in a 1918 survey … Continue reading

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X–X Marks the Spot

Do you know what spot this X marks?  See the answer tomorrow on my Y post, almost the end of the Blogging A-Z April Challenge.

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W–Write, Don’t Wilt

  Penelope loved to work on quilts. She made up stories while she quilted. However, when she tried to write, The notion just plain wilted.   Athena always liked to knit. She dreamed stories while she knitted. But putting those on paper? … Continue reading

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V—Variety

Thomas Bates didn’t like variety. He worked at the same job for forty-five years, and whenever a new worker tried to call him Tom, Thomas set the fellow straight. “Name’s Thomas. Always has been, always will be.” After Thomas’s reluctant … Continue reading

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U–Undeleted

Obsessing? Who me? Let’s call it focus. For the past couple of weeks an application for a veterans’ widows’ benefit has taken over my life. You’re right. I’ve already written about his. Some folks were kind enough to comment on that … Continue reading

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