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That Word 9

That Word is a segment where I will be posting a new word each week. They are words that I’ve newly discovered or words I’ve known but wanted to be more thorough in knowing the meaning. 233 more words

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Sydney Woman Guilty Of Killing Cousin In Row Over $184,000 Mercedes

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Katherine Abdallah has been found guilty of manslaughter. 2,212 more words


My mother at 66! Dedicated to Shantedathi and Appuettan.

Before driving from my parent’s

home back to Bangalore

I saw my mother,

behind me , at the gate

shining like the morning sun

an epitome of energy and enthusiasm… 169 more words



I was sure I had it, but I was wrong.

Something or other, I get along.

I thought it was nearly over, there’s nothing to it. 92 more words


How To Sugar Soap A Wall

I have bond cleaned hundreds of houses now in my cleaning career, it has not always been that flash, I have made some big mistakes. One common question I get asked is how to clean a wall. 339 more words

Gumption 2 - The Forthright Individual

With the tremendous and increasing sense of divisiveness we are feeling in our country and in the world, I sense there is an alternate wing of development in the human psyche and that is the notion of the individual. 842 more words

Metaphor Monday: Flower on the Vine

Our new house has this great, spacious backyard. Gently rolling, wide open, grassy (even if that grass is a bit aggressive and strangling), fenced. Sort of ideal if you have little kids who like to play outside — and surprise, we do! 800 more words