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Melancholia and miscellany

After I wrote the post title, I thought I would look up “melancholia” in my online dictionary just to see what it actually means.  I like the word, but I want to make sure it’s the right one. 2,286 more words

My Life

What an Epic Storm Means to a Writer

I hope everyone has recovered from the blizzard that covered half of the country last weekend.

When nature wreaks havoc, we adults tend to focus on the stress and inconvenience, while children see an opportunity for a break from school and a chance to frolic in the snow. 388 more words

The Writing Life

Remembering the Abilene & Southern

Many people know that Abilene was founded by the Texas & Pacific Railway in 1881, but not as many remember another railroad that served this area for much of the twentieth century – the Abilene & Southern. 726 more words


January's Memories

Januaries are difficult; the gloomy days and early nightfalls seem to linger far too long, especially with Christmas lights having long since been taken down and packed away. 505 more words


In Memoriam - Peter DeVries

The Chapter regrets to inform our members that our friend and comrade
Peter S. Devries, a WWII and Korean war veteran,
passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. 59 more words


Losing my dad

I had just been home to visit my parents in December when 9 days after I left my dad had an unexpected stroke and passed away several days later. 774 more words

Tracing Back Remembrances

For the heart roars with poetry, when it hits a turning point…~mtg

by Marites Avisado-Responte

Are they just pieces cluttered around?
The letters in the box, the dried roses…

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