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These Two Cents

There are two things about how one sees them self: treatment by others and their decisions thus far.


The Old willow tree

The wind blew throughout the crisp summer air. Birds sang, clouds wafted in the sky, and the forest was bustling with life. Jake was walking home from his afternoon job at a local diner called Big J’s Pancake shack. 1,049 more words

Creative Writing

Up the Faraway Tree

Not content to let Jaffa have all the limelight, now it is Zanzi’s turn to get stuck up a tree – and it’s the same tree. 423 more words

Dog Blog

Rigidity and the Road to Ruin

It’s been a very long time since my last post and I do apologize for that; I have been on a new adventure that has taken a great deal of my time and attention. 713 more words

A special thank-you portrait

Yesterday was the third and final performance of the Rockin’ Riders dressage quadrille (see previous post for info on the quadrille) and the other three of us had decided that our quadrille leader, Kim, deserved some really cool recognition for her efforts. 386 more words


James River

I was just recently checked out on our wonderful film scanner!  Periodically I plan on posting some of my film photographs that I have captured.  Below is a set from July 4th weekend of this year.   126 more words


Salicylic Acid: The Journey From Humble Willow to Aspirin

Plant based medicines have been around nearly as long as humans, but one stands out more than all the others combined. The ancient Sumerians, circa 2000 BC, recorded the use of willow leaves to treat inflammation. 1,044 more words

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