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Three Ways To Eat Free (2014)

1. At Grandma’s.
2. Heavy duty couponing.
3. Dumpster diving.
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In NY good food thrown away-
Retrieved quickly, same day.

Poetry

THREE THINGS THAT ARE EXPECTED OF A PARENT WHEN THEIR CHILD GETS IN TROUBLE AT SCHOOL IN ONE FORM OR ANOTHER (2002)

1. A meeting with the teacher or
another school official.

2. A reinforcement of the punishment
at home to attempt to remedy the
situation.

3. A meeting with the school board or… 27 more words

Poetry

Down the River

Down by the cabin where the apple trees dropped

The sweetest honeycrisps

I’d ever sunk teeth into,

And o’er the field where the copperheads danced… 165 more words

The Overflow

One of many adventures: an unfettered childhood

It is early evening and my good friend Jim and I have been exploring the woods and ravine for most of the day. Having packed a lunch (standard peanut butter/jam sandwiches with cheese whiz and crackers) we returned home only for a quick supper and then continued our foray back into the wilderness. 304 more words

Biodiversity

Understanding the Journey

We had a long, exhausting, and amazing weekend at a horse show. It was muggy and hot(90’s)! Us Northern Californians are not used to this kind of humid heat. 472 more words

Family

Cars

     Sociologists and historians have written at length about the impact that widespread access to automobiles has had on American society.  In the time of prosperity following World War II the access to automobiles now enjoyed by millions of average Americans changed completely the patterns of life of men and women in countless ways, too many to record here and it is not the purpose of this author to record them anyway.   1,519 more words

Childhood

Illusion

I swell in the rain,
I thrive in the storm,
I come by night, 110 more words
Emotion And The Mind