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May Story Circle Writing Assignments

Hello Writers,

Please mark your calendar for May 7, Wed.  Our meeting  will be @ Largo Public Library 6 – 8 pm.

Homework:  “My feet were already numb, I should have listened”  in 600 words or less. 109 more words

The Quilt In Progress

I have  started the block trimming and sewing.    Lots of scraps!  But now that I have a decent place to work with a cement floor, it’s much easier to keep things swept up… 237 more words

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Betty Muriel Green (1900 – 1961)

By Gill Levy

A photo of Betty as a baby with her brothers and sisters. In this 1901 photograph, the baby clearly has Down’s syndrome.  It is my 20 year-old grandmother holding her.  827 more words
Personal History

"Reverend!"

Laurence was not invited in for my memorial, even though he was out back. Worse, he felt responsible, and, surely his career would have seen its end had Herbert not showed up. 111 more words

Yang-May Ooi: My great-grandmother with bound feet [Bound Feet Blues]

This photo hangs on the wall in my study. It reminds me of my freedom to walk where I choose, to stride through my life, to stand on my own two feet

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The Concept of Force in Football

Note:  Written in 2010 or 2011

Football isn’t physics but both enterprises employ the concept of “force.” Physics provides two familiar conceptions of force. Aristotle believed that the motion of an object was caused by the continuous exertion of a force on it. 1,169 more words

Personal History

The Line of Scrimmage

Note:  Written in 1992.

When I started the process of becoming a high school football “referee” a half-dozen years ago I had to put aside a fan’s perceptions and understandings of the game and take up an official’s instead. 1,960 more words

Personal History