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  • I don't know who needs to hear this but:

    If you have any amount of corn starch in your house add pepper to it in order to distinguish it from other products in your house.  If you are making gravy you'd add the pepper in it anyway.
  • An indelicate subject

    2 Kings 5   King James Version     5 Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honourable, because by him the Lord had given deliverance unto Syria: he was also a mighty man in valour,...
  • 1952

    For years, in Pearl MS a B-52 bomber did touch downs all day long, I know because I was there. In 1952 the government set up several new agencies, most of them secretive in nature. In 1952 Agatha Christie wrote a play, "The mouse trap."  It played in NYC continuously and people were discourag...
  • Playing: a different spin on the same book

    Playing: Roseanne sat in the waiting room listening to the air cleaner and not speaking to the patrons.  Sometimes there were people she’d seen before but more often not.  She missed the old receptionist, in fact, she missed the last two.  It seemed the job didn’t pay in ...
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  • Just sayin'

    Isaiah 11   King James Version     11 And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots: 2 And the spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spir...
  • Isaiah 59

    Isaiah 59   King James Version     59 Behold, the Lord's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear: 2 But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face fr...
  • The armor of God

    Ephesians 6: 11 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high p...
  • The north star of prophecy

    The bible said there would be mockers in the last days concerning the return of Christ.  Some scripture for you: Jeremiah 24   King James Version     24 The Lord shewed me, and, behold, two baskets of figs were set before the temple of t...
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  • ramblin'

    Song of Solomon 1   King James Version     1 The song of songs, which is Solomon's. 2 Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth: for thy love is better than wine. 3 Because of the savour of thy good ointments thy name is as ointment pou...
  • apologetics

    a·pol·o·get·ics /əˌpäləˈjediks/ Learn to pronounce   noun   reasoned arguments or writings in justification of something, typically a theory or religious doctrine. "free market apologetics"   The...
  • Line upon line........

    Isaiah 28   King James Version     28 Woe to the crown of pride, to the drunkards of Ephraim, whose glorious beauty is a fading flower, which are on the head of the fat valleys of them that are overcome with wine! (From that time, the Tribe of Ephraim ...
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  • Christ in the old testament

    Isaiah 53   King James Version     53 Who hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the Lord revealed? 2 For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he hath no form nor comeliness; and ...
  • book stuff 8

    Julian followed her in his dream.  She was young and in a back seat of a car going through the countryside and into the city.  There were four of them in the car and she was the only girl.  The music was loud and they were getting high.  Her silence went unnoticed but her look of...
  • my thoughts

    I wrote extensively about my feelings and thoughts in a place called Yahoo360, then in a place called Multiply and then I've written some things in a place called Facebook......... Robert Greene kept up with me on Multiply and then wrote a book about human nature and a lot of what he said in it sou...
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  • regarding.......

    So those are my book doings.........I've stopped there and don't know if I want to keep writing it.  I don't plan on publishing anyway.  Anyone have anything to say about it?
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  • Chapter 8

    Chapter 8 Olivia glanced over at Alec, he hadn’t got up yet so she rolled out of her bed and went and made coffee.  She grabbed a pullover and some slacks and got dressed in the bathroom.  When she came out the coffee was halfway made, “Good,” she muttered, “twice ...
  • Chapter 7

    Chapter 7 Angus was enroot to Tulsa when his phone rang.  He put it on speaker.  It was Jason.  “Couldn’t find your friend on paper,” He said.  “Says his last name is Johnson.” “There’s plenty of those,” Angus said.  “W...
  • Chapter 6

    Chapter 6 Alec and Olivia decided to drive straight through to Tulsa, only stopping for gas and maybe to stretch their legs a bit. “You want to go 40 or highway 66,” Alec asked. “According to the map 66 takes us all the way there,” Olivia said, “I’m not much on...
  • Chapter 5

    Chapter 5 Angus dialed the number. “It’s about time you called, what’s going on, why didn’t you tell me she had someone with her?”  Ed asked. “He’s just a tag-along,” Angus said.  “There’s two beds in that room, they wouldn&rsq...
  • Chapter 4

    Chapter 4 When they arrived at Pagosa they were both ready for supper, but where to eat.  “How about that place,” she asked.  It was a small place called the Rose.  Olivia didn’t wait for a reply, she made a left so as to be on the right side of the street and avoid...
  • book stuff 8

    Debbie made her way through the fog to Smokey’s house hoping he would be awake, he was. She knocked on the door and he asked who it was, “It’s me,” she said. He came to the door and opened it, “It’s late Debbie, what’s up?” She pushed past him and w...
  • Chapter 3

    Chapter 3 “Chimney Rock,” Alec pointed ahead.  “Do you want to stretch your legs?” “Sounds like a good idea,” she said.  “There’s been the same car behind us for the last thirty miles; maybe they need to stretch their legs too.” ...
  • book stuff 7

    Chapter 4 Debbie stopped by the bridge on her way to Rose’s and hid one of the bags before she continued on her way.  She didn’t want to get caught with it on her even though she hadn’t left the neighborhood yet.  She noticed the daffodils blooming in several yards on he...
  • Chapter 2

    Chapter 2 Olivia woke from a dream about children playing in a garden with no flowers to find herself stretched out on a couch in a strange room.  She shoved aside the blanket and went to the window.  Downstairs was a pool with the usual accessories surrounded by a fence.  She was in...
  • book stuff 6

    Debbie found a good seat at the back and waited on the mourners, assuming there was one.  Finally the cars started showing up with the hearse in the lead.  She wondered if there would be a sermon, often there was.  The casket was a classic black and the pall bearers were sons mostly.&...
  • Chapter 1

    Chapter 1: The most liberating thing about desert driving is the open road and the spacious horizon, lacking in obstacles, unlike the reality of life.  The worst thing about driving in the desert was the distance from horizon to horizon that made one want to glue the gas to the floor and just ...
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  • book stuff 4

    Chapter 3 Rose opened her eyes and noted that the sun was shining.  She smiled, it was going to be a good day.  She liked sleeping in and staying up late but she liked sunshine in the spring too.  She got up and made some coffee.  Somehow drinking coffee made her feel like a gro...
  • book stuff 3

    Chapter 3 Rose sat alone in the dark at the pavilion, it was located on Main Street and it was a good place to watch the traffic go by and remain unnoticed.  Somehow she imagined that the right people would know how to find her there, considering her previous instructions and reaction to them....
  • continuing thoughts from my journal

    Maybe I’m getting a little ahead of myself.  You see, family is a major issue with me because the foundation for who you are is all about where you came from and how that place in life treated you.  I firmly believe this.  Every child is born with a different temperament.  ...
  • book stuff 2

    “What would you do if you could get by with anything?”  An old family friend had playfully asked her.  “I’ve already done it,” She thought.  “I’ve partied for nine years of my life and had loads of people who knew me and seemed to like me, so...
  • book stuff

    Chapter 2 Debbie and Budweiser made their way down through the neighborhood toward the bridge behind it.  The water treatment plant wasn’t far from that which meant there was only traffic going that way ever so often, she had it down to a science.  She hid her pack so she could go m...
  • The villain

    Pappy He had to be everywhere and nowhere all of the time.  They’d given him his power, but only enough, enough to make the boxes.  “Good deeds,” he muttered under his breath, “time is ticking away and I have to resort to good deeds.” The council had banishe...
  • casual reading

    They were a poor family so eating had to be strategic and affordable, but for her it was more than that.  When she’d been pregnant with Dorathy, she’d bought a lot of cream of a-spare--Gus, these days cream of mushroom was on her list quite a bit.  Paula had finally come to lik...
  • Recording history

    I haven't had that many men in my life but the ones I've had really left an impression on me.  We'll start with my stepfather who's name I've used all my single life and used for my daughter so that people would know what family she was associated with.  Her dad wasn't in the delivery room...
  • Nephilim?

    Genesis 6   King James Version     6 And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, 2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all ...
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  • Something to ponder

    Judges 19   King James Version     19 And it came to pass in those days, when there was no king in Israel, that there was a certain Levite sojourning on the side of mount Ephraim, who took to him a concubine out of Bethlehemjudah. 2 And his concub...
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  • 9/3/20

    However it all happened, I had irritated the Mormons because I said that if it was true that the lost tribes of Israel had come to America to escape persecution, then logic would follow that the American Indians were the true lost tribes and not all these white people who claimed to be the true ance...
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  • Things I believe.........

    I believe physical beauty gives an advantage to people.  I believe a man is more vulnerable to physical beauty than a woman is.  Men will strut their stuff to impress a beautiful woman, they will brag to them and they will go down fighting for them.  Yes men, I think your heart is in ...
  • From my journal

    Journaling I have this friend who pities me because I get delusional but she doesn’t understand that the truth is, my delusions are often exciting and a welcome escape from my real world however frightening as they may sometimes be. In my REAL world, my husband barely notices me and my child...
  • Maybe this one?

    Playing: Roseanne sat in the waiting room listening to the air cleaner and not speaking to the patrons.  Sometimes there were people she’d seen before but more often not.  She missed the old receptionist, in fact, she missed the last two.  It seemed the job didn’t pay in ...
  • So tell me, if you will....which is the best beginning?

    Cuban express: Chapter one When a company sends out a head hunter to find someone perfect for a job, then you know if they find the right person, they put some effort into it, you also know that if that person takes the job they are expected to do it right.  The mafia has a sense of humor when...
  • something I'm working on

    Ironing She was a mad woman in every sense of the word.  She felt that her ideas somehow sprang into action but always at the behest of others, others who profited handsomely from them. “Why can’t they build factories in third world countries and let those people build up their co...
  • Psychology, sorta

    A lot of people condemn George Soros because of his activities as a juvenile when he lived in a nazi controlled area and went with them to collect the valuables of the Jews, presumably as they were being marked to go to the death camps. I had not researched him so I didn't say anything about my opi...
  • The grace of God

    I have studied out of several bibles in my gulliver's travels as a Christian.  I had finally settled in on the NKJV after a dear friend admonished me for using the NIV, which a dear aunt had given me in childhood with the intent that I might read the scripture if I could better understand it. ...
  • 8/30/20

    Say you spend your life dreaming about that perfect person and you've had them on your mind for years but when you approach them they find you silly, amusing and themselves way out of your league.  You've taken their verbal abuse to your face and also behind your back with grace and dignity.&nb...
  • 8/29/20

    Ecclesiastes 3   King James Version     3 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: 2 A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; 3 A time to kill...
  • 8/28/20

    Hurricane Laura came through and the Lord has blessed us greatly in that it wasn't as bad as it was predicted to be and certainly not as bad as it could have been.  I actually love a good storm if I don't have to get out in it and it doesn't mess up my ability to do the things around the house ...
  • 8/26/20

    My ex.......my last entry was about him, this one ain't, but it sorta is. When I was sixteen I was an idealist.  I wanted college so I could support myself and never need any help, to me that's freedom.  My train de-railed when I met Terry.  I'd been a wallflower all my teen years be...
  • August 25 2020

    So my nurse practitioner tried to talk me into an anti-depressant the other day, I'm on enough pills and if I want something stronger I'll just park my car in walmart parking lot and let the bloods slip me something in my coffee while I'm inside.  I'm pretty sure they have a key to my car and t...
  • 8/23/20

    My last blog was about religion.  I think religion defines who we are when we have choices of what to believe.  I think some people worship their religion instead of God.  They will literally ignore the scripture if it interferes with their religion.  Islam claims to believe in t...
  • about religion

    Religion:  the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods. "ideas about the relationship between science and religion"   a particular system of faith and worship. plural noun: religions "the world's great religions" ...
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  • Son of perdition

    Only two people in scripture are called sons of perdition ((in Christian theology) a state of eternal punishment and damnation into which a sinful and unpenitent person passes after death.) Judas Iscariot: While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name: those that thou gavest me I...
  • About the tribe of Dan

    A friend mentioned to me that Dan is not listed among the sealed in Revelation.  she asked me why?  I looked and she was right, Joseph's other son seems to be mentioned instead, so I asked myself why.  And so began my study of Dan. Genesis 49 And Jacob called unto his sons,...
  • something I don't understand

    1 Timothy 3:16 And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory. Revelation 10:7 But in the days of the voice of the sev...
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  • my pets

    We have three dogs and two cats.  I wanted one cat when we moved into the house but John wanted a dog too so we had Sassy and Lady Belle.  Sassy was the grey and white tabby and Lady Belle was part wolf and part husky I think. We got another cat, Mick, he was a yellow tabby with a lot of ...
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  • who goes to heaven?

    9 And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held: 10 And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them tha...
  • Thou shalt.......

    Exodus 20:16 Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour. Alley asked me one time if I thought God had a code he went by.  It was her sixteenth birthday. Ever since she'd begun reading the scripture she'd wondered why the Lord put the tree of knowledge in the garden knowing t...
  • From the scripture

    Luke 6: 31 And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise. 32 For if ye love them which love you, what thank have ye? for sinners also love those that love them. 33 And if ye do good to them which do good to you, what thank have ye? for sinners also do even ...
  • Talking donkeys?

    Numbers 23: 8 How shall I curse, whom God hath not cursed? or how shall I defy, whom the Lord hath not defied? 9 For from the top of the rocks I see him, and from the hills I behold him: lo, the people shall dwell alone, and shall not be reckoned among the nations. 10 Who...
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  • The word "god" means "judge"

    Psalms  82 God standeth in the congregation of the mighty; he judgeth among the gods. 2 How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah. 3 Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy. 4 Deliver the poor and needy: ri...
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  • Something I found laying around

    (Note to self) Bitches with glitches, it don't mean a thing Till they loose the wind on a diamond ring They call out their studs and their tossed out dreams They can't get a smell still they'd do anything They got good teeth and better hair They stretch you like that and scratch you down there...
  • The aspects of the triune God

    Hebrews 9: 3 And after the second veil, the tabernacle which is called the Holiest of all; 4 Which had the golden censer, and the ark of the covenant overlaid round about with gold, wherein was the golden pot that had manna, and Aaron's rod that budded, and the tables of the covenant; T...
  • Hello

    When we moved into the neighborhood we currently live in there were a lot of older people living here.  I talked to some of them as I would walk the kids to and from school and got to know some of them, some better than others.  One lady was talking to me about her coffee cups one day and ...
  • Robbing Peter to pay Paul

    Luke 22:31 And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat:32 But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren.33 And he said unto him, Lord, I am ready to go with thee, both into prison...
  • So they say I'm simple minded...........

    I've talked to my share of atheists, more like tongue-fu than talking.  I can't really call them debates because a debate doesn't get personal.  They tell me I believe what I do because I was taught it all my life and I'm not open minded.  I submit to you that you must be open minded ...
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  • Antichrist stuff

    https://www.facebook.com/notes/crystal-fox-roden/when-satan-will-rule-the-earth/10155792450934410/ That is a link to a blog I wrote on facebook.   Someone asked me one day why it was that when the 144,000 are sealed as the twelve tribes of Israel against the wrath of God during the hour ...
  • Belief systems and free speech

    I was raised missionary Baptist and it's the closest thing to my belief system, not because I was raised in that church, but because I've read the Bible and that church best fits what I believe. I did some time in Utah and I think some people were expecting me to research Mormonism and then write a...
  • The puzzle factory

    I was thirty one and mentally ill with my first baby still in her infancy.  I was estranged from my parents because they wanted it that way and I was trying to figure out why my mother would ask me to move out while I was big pregnant.  She indicated that she thought I might be dangerous, ...
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  • a conundrum

    The scripture says the antichrist will have a friend, a priest, who causes people to worship him.  This priest will have power to do magical things and people will follow along partly for that reason. The Bible says to stay away from magic, I presume because it's origins are from evil spirits....
  • random stuff

    I've been writing all my life.  At first it was poetry so that I could express myself as freely as I could without pissing off my mom LOL........then I became content with my life and I didn't need poetry although occasionally I do write one. I suppose you would assume that since I'm a girl I ...
  • When you don't have all the answers

    I'll begin with my favorite poem which I used to carry a copy of in my purse: Silence........by Edgar Lee Masters I HAVE known the silence of the stars and of the sea,   And the silence of the city when it pauses,   And the silence of a man and a maid,  ...
  • Stuff and things

    As you can see, my girls have a sense of humor.  It is one thing to write in the dust (the top of my headboard), but it is another to write the date in the dust.  Once someone does that you are forced to clean, otherwise, someone might see what a sloppy housekeeper you are. We allow spi...
  • Karma?

    Unrequited love? Some things in life feel deliberate and some things happen by chance and circumstance.  What do you do when you love someone but they don't love you back?  What do you do when you find yourself on the receiving end of someone's intentions but their intentions are temporar...
  • do we really need a title?

    I don't like coming up with titles for blogs even though I understand the concept.  Today is Friday, a Sabbath from sunset till sunset the next day, a time to rest.  I'm not a strict observer but I do acknowledge the event. When I was in Utah working for Edo, we used a silver paste that h...
  • good morning

    It would appear that this site has preferences on what I'm allowed to publish and I'm not allowed to publish.  It's not like I'm trying to get a pew-lits-er but I do feel as though some things are worth saying and worth hearing.  The three blogs that didn't "take" on here were the best rel...
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  • Jesus in the old testament

    Many people understand that Isaiah 53 is a reference to both the sacrificial lamb that Jesus was and the conquering king that he would return as.  Israel is still looking for the conquering king but they denied the suffering savior.   Psalms 22 shows us what the Lord must have been t...
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  • Saturday

    I've been feeling overwhelmed to some degree.  I know I've been delusional for the past two years or so. I remember when I officially got my diagnosis from my head doc.  Schizoaffective.  That means schizophrenic combined with a mood disorder.  I didn't know what to think about ...
  • Son of God/Son of man

    Greasy grace, some call it that because they miss the point.  They presume that if you teach that your sins are wholly forgiven, front to back and back to front, that you say that because you love sin and don't want to have to follow any guidelines. When the Lord looked throughout history and ...
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  • To you bloggers

    Was there silence in heaven for half an hour or did you guys block me from reading your stuff? I'm a little angry tonight.  My friend killed himself once the police caught up with him.  Turns out the only place he had left to go was home.  People keep saying what an asshole he was.&n...
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  • Shmoozing

    Once upon a thyme I was a wallflower, a teenage wallflower.  You know the kind.  They aren't exceptionally attractive but not so far on the other scale that they get a lot of unwanted attention.  They don't get dates because they don't put out.  That was me.  I'd rather the ...
  • Description in scripture of the Lord and his adversary.

    You don’t hear many sermons on what God Almighty looks like and what Lucifer looks like but this is not because the information wasn’t given to us. I assume it’s because maybe some preachers these days consider the scripture to be more “allegory” than reality and so the...
  • The Law of the tithe:

    Deut. 14: 22 Thou shalt truly tithe all the increase of thy seed, that the field bringeth forth year by year. 23 And thou shalt eat before the Lord thy God, in the place which he shall choose to place his name there, the tithe of thy corn, of thy wine, and of thine oil, and the firstlings of thy he...
  • Every Angel is terrifying: a poem

    Duino Elegiesby Rainer Maria Rilke Shambhala Publications, Inc., 1992Translated by Stephen Mitchell The First ElegyWho, if I cried out, would hear me among the angels' hierarchies? and even if one of them pressed me suddenly against his heart:I would be consumed in that overwhelming existence.For...
  • Shadows of Christ in the old testament

    5 And the people spake against God, and against Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? for there is no bread, neither is there any water; and our soul loatheth this light bread. 6 And the Lord sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people; and ...
  • The least of these?

    1 Corinthians 6:4  If then ye have judgments of things pertaining to this life, set them to judge who are least esteemed in the church. Do you ever feel insignificant?  I've felt that way most all of my life.  I could go into why, who, how, what and when but I won...
  • Luv

    Romeo and Juliet, who could remember? Who could forget? You put on a woman like you put on a smile. You wear her proudly till she’s out of style. You give her wings with simple words (I love you) Nothing the rest hasn’t already heard. You look in the mirror and like what you see, &...
  • Confucius was confused.

    Sometimes I think hollyweird spies on normal people and then has ideas for making movies and shows. I'm pretty damn sure that the government spies on people for different reasons. Sometimes I think people in Hollyweird get into trouble so they branch out to find other people so they will be square...
  • Thinking.........

    I've been listening to the news, forming my own opinions and feeling very still inside about it all. I wish that things were better in the good ol' USA and all around the rest of the world. I want to show you something:   Revelation 6: 9 And when he had opened the fifth seal, I sa...
  • Things that should be

    Things that SHOULD be: Sweat should translate into greenbacks that aren’t in the smallest denominations. Intellect should be heeded even when you don’t admire the person who possesses it. The merit of “love” should NOT be measured on a scale of how well a person can lie. ...
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  • Repentance. Foundation or currency?

    I'll answer the question before I start:   Hebrews 6 King James Version (KJV) 6 Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God, 2 Of the doctr...
  • Hi crimes and Miss D Meaners

    I chose that title because I don't know what I want to write about.  Presumably it wouldn't matter because it might be in danger of being dismissed anyway. London fog.........Diana and Dodie........May in December........Dumas walkers. The reflecting pool.........table.  LOL The stock m...
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  • How I became a drug dealer

    During most of my teen years I was an innocent person who smoked cigarettes, stole shots from my parent's liqueur cabinet and not much else.  When I got married before my high school graduation, it was to a man five years my senior.  He and his friends introduced me to pot and I loved it. ...
  • Gold and silver

    When my second husband, David, took me to Utah, one of the first places he took me was to temple square.  We poked around, I loved the huge statue of Christ, but in the back, under glass, not exactly hidden but not really on display, was what appeared to be two bars of gold.  Immediately I...
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  • Middle age.....REALLY?!

      This is my husband John.  This is my favorite photo of him.  We've been married nineteen years, we've been seeing each other since my oldest was three months old.  We got married when she was two. John had some emotional baggage when we met, her name is Kaye.  I had so...
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