Monthly Archives: March 2014

A Real “Flying Clown”

A couple of weeks ago I had a nutty dream that inspired a nutty short-short story which I posted here on March 7. If you caught the first segment of CNN’s “New Day” this morning, you saw a guy who … Continue reading

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Scot Free

I heard it used the other day in an old western (my husband loves old westerns — rarely lets a day go by without a dose of “Maverick” and “Wyatt Earp” and a Gene Autry film).  I don’t think I … Continue reading

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The Flying Clowns

Janie leaned against the hood of the compact SUV that she and her husband Frank owned. Frank had wanted to trade in Janie’s college days Escort for a pick-up, while Janie campaigned for a small sedan. The smaller than standard … Continue reading

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A Month of Sundays

“A month of Sundays” — it’s an expression used to convey a longsome period of time.  The length of time suggested by the phrase is usually relative to how often the speaker is partial to engaging in the referenced activity (e.g. “I … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras

Not that one could tell it by looking around my location on a Central Texas lake, but today is Mardi Gras. So Happy Mardi Gras to anybody who appreciates a day set aside specifically for over-indulging! At least that’s how … Continue reading

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