Category Archives: Fashion

Miranda says yes.

Page 25 in the series Before the Pirates Came* Miranda was exhausted, cold, and needed to find a ladies room after a long and difficult journey. She made it to her exit and was deeply grateful for the help of her … Continue reading

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Getting High

Page 19 from the series Before the Pirates Came* They told her it was a rite of passage for anyone who lived on the dock.  Luke asked Miranda if she liked getting high, because that’s what she’d have to do if … Continue reading

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Larry, Curly, and Moe

Page 16 from the series Before the Pirates Came*   It was cold but clear when Miranda bumped into her neighbors on the dock the next morning. “Nice boat… So what do you call her?” Naming the boat was becoming an issue. … Continue reading

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Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption

Did you know this was the actual working title of the Academy Award nominated film?  It was shot in North Central Ohio, mostly at the old Mansfield Reformatory out on Route 13.  This was a big deal for a small town and the small town … Continue reading

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Linda of Oz… the ruby slippers fly again!

Maybe you’re wondering why a middle aged lady with a tiny, precious dog and a nice husband keeps moving from place to place like a gypsy with cute shoes and a handbag, leaving her blog unattended for days at a … Continue reading

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Sparkle flip-flops and a voice in the wind

I’m lucky I still have all my toes, I really am. Having recently recommitted myself to  practicing stricter safety habits while driving and otherwise, I simply couldn’t resist the urge to test my latest lawn and landscape idea the minute I … Continue reading

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Something big

Grass was growing on my keyboard.  I was waiting for something big… something blog worthy for jumping back in.  And today it finally happened. I was on my way to Kohl’s in Sandusky, a town 20 minutes from my house.  I … Continue reading

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Abercrombie & Fitch… one girl’s story of redemption

Would everyone scream if I said I like the Abercrombie & Fitch “Ashley” Push-Up Triangle swimsuit top… possibly the most hated garment in kids’ fashion today? I’ve read what the experts say about the controversial padded swimsuit for girls.  The … Continue reading

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A blue Louis bag, and a week at hospice school

Catch up on the God Series*…  Part 1: Two hookers on the radio seeking Jesus   Part 2: Driven to know                                                                                                                                I met a lady named Candace who carried a blue handbag.  This is significant for two reasons.  One, the handbag was … Continue reading

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Diamond Mine

The boy behind the counter had holes in both his ears.  The first time I saw him, I thought it must be a birth defect.  Where the rest of us have an ear lobe, this young man had what appeared to be a thick worm … Continue reading

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