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N is for Nelipot: A-to-Z Challenge

I’m a nelipot.  I grew up blessedly on a beach, and the beach gurl never grew out of walking barefoot.  When I moved to Oregon I lived in a southern forest, and when it snowed, I would bound out of the house barefoot and remember only when cold powder hit the bottoms of my feet that I needed shoes!   152 more words


Cash Cow

What do you get if you cross a naive jilted single mother with a cash cow? A bloody good blog. Here goes my last 6 months…. 869 more words

one year.

“Just don’t fall in love with me,” he said without realizing why the joke was funny.
I laughed. “You don’t have to worry about that.” 1,073 more words


Under Fire - 100 years since the first World War began

Under Fire  by Henri Barbusse (2003 English translation was originally published in French as “Le Feu” in 1916)

Post by Janette from Southport Library.

Henri Barbusse, born in 1893 in France, was a volunteer in the First World War. 192 more words

Book Reviews

Finding Direction

Finding Direction

In what comes to pass,
Becomes, of the past.
Landmarks of the mind,
Swan songs for heartbreaks,
And pillars of salt,
For each backwards gaze. 17 more words


I've never read a biography

I’m ashamed to admit I have never read a biography, or an autobiography for that matter. It’s not that they don’t interest me. So often I will look up a person on Wikipedia, and war to know what they’ve done and their achievements, their life story. 152 more words

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