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Twilight Zone Nights

It was in the summer of 1984 when my brother, Jamie and I got into watching the classic series – The Twilight Zone. The re-runs aired weeknights on Channel 38, a television 460 more words



You are the origami craftsman cleverly concealing




You only reveal your sharpest tips,

Your strongest wits

To protect inside those crumpled paper bits. 37 more words


Jissell's review of Woman Hollering Creek and other stories by Sandra Cisneros

The book Is a collection of vignettes about the lives of Hispanic women. A lot of the stories focus on women trying to find their identities in relation to their interactions with their surroundings, family, and men The novel starts off with stories about childhood and then progresses into stories about adulthood. 379 more words

Book Reviews

The Imperfect Teacher

The prompt this time was an excerpt from a long poem by Ron Padgett, “How to be Perfect.”

That prompt, and what I wrote in response, is below. 598 more words


Vignettes: The Rest of January

Walking to and from work, one must “sanu” everyone she meets.  Clusters of children, old men, old women, young mothers, young men. Everyone. My personal favorite? 876 more words


Pioneer Woman and other Random Stuff

I have mentioned several times that I love the new line from Pioneer Woman at Wal Mart. I purchased a few items when they first came out, then I quit purchasing and asked for some things for Christmas. 1,408 more words


What herding cattle taught me about business

It wouldn’t be fair to say that I learned everything I know about business from walking behind a herd of beef cattle. But the experience taught me lessons I still use. 776 more words