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0028.MDG: INTERLUDE 12 – THE GOD’S GIFT TO WOMEN

INTERLUDE 12 – THE GOD’S GIFT TO WOMEN

Now I am awfully sorry to say, based on comments received from within the world’s blagging-sphere, and oddly enough received from my Human Being brother males and not, you will note, from the Venusians, that there have been challenges politely but weakly proffered, although sporadically and not weekly received, along the lines of, “…..and just where the hell do you get off saying you are ‘God’s gift to Women’ and that you’re faithful to all of them?” One irate Venusian partnered male even going so far as to accuse me of shagging his full length skirt last Rumspringa (Rumschpringe); and may I assure all here, Rum isn’t my tipple, well at least not since last spring, (or springa), anyway. 1,703 more words

Humor

Of pickles and grandmothers

He liked sitting next to his grandmother watching the rhythmic movements of her hands as she rolled the sweetened shreds of coconut into tiny round balls of goodness. 592 more words

September Discussion - Junior Fiction - Plenty

September Discussion – Plenty by Ananda Braxton-Smith

The junior fiction novel Plenty is written in third person from Maddy’s point of view.  It is the story of Maddy whose family relocates to the country in order to look after her ailing grandmother.  579 more words

Junior Fiction

0027.MDG: INTERLUDE 11 - “PROTOCOLS, WHAT PROTOCOLS”

INTERLUDE 11 – “PROTOCOLS, WHAT PROTOCOLS” (or “Médecins Sans Frontières”)

I’m definitely cruising now, cruising towards route 66 or to be more correct, I’m not that far away from the 60th; not that you’d notice it. 2,571 more words

Humor

How American parenting is killing the American marriage

Sometime between when we were children and when we had children of our own, parenthood became a religion in America. As with many religions, complete unthinking devotion is required from its practitioners. 1,021 more words

The day my son went viral

A couple of months ago my son, who is six years old, performed a solo routine at his school talent competition. I couldn’t attend but my wife filmed it on her mobile phone so I could watch it later. 1,327 more words

Let them talk before they're gone

In the winter of 2013, I attended the funeral of an aunt at an Alpine lake where she had spent much of her life and her final years. 558 more words

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