Category Archives: Summer in LaLa Land

A lovely and coveted flower

Page 34 in the series Before the Pirates Came* (Author’s note:  If the name Harry Stowe doesn’t ring a bell, you can read the backstory starting on Page 1, “Imaginary Princess… before the pirates came.”)   Miranda met Harry Stowe shortly after she married Brian Parker … Continue reading

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Mean clucking chicks

Scene 1.  There were two unusual planters on the stoop of unit #5 facing the car ports. Succulent hens and chickens arranged like rosettes, were neatly planted in pretty terracotta pots.  I examined them closely, admiring the artist’s handiwork, and was surprised the day the pots were … Continue reading

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Forget me not

          F orget me not A s summer fades, M emories of the morning I ‘ll bring to you. L et nostalgia carry me Y esterday and forward. M idnight recalls A  tapestry rare, T  imes tattered and woven T ogether like secrets kept. E  ach thread … Continue reading

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Tick tock…

Cannot sleep tick tock I keep my eyes upon the clock. I say my prayers then pray some more put my feet back on the floor. A book I’ll read to make me tired a cup of tea it makes me … Continue reading

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A miracle for Kenisha

I am very excited about the way God has answered my prayers and the prayers of many, who have been asking Him to help a young lady named Kenisha.  This is such wonderful news, I couldn’t wait to share it! The story begins with my favorite girlfriend, … Continue reading

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Snapped!

A man is smoking on the patio at my favorite little deli, the Hollywood.  Haven’t they pretty much banned smoking every place except in your own car?  Hasn’t he heard the news?  He looks just like the man who is accused … Continue reading

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The Tonight Show

A little red-haired girl rang me up at the grocery store.  Recalling that she was quiet and shy, I broke the ice and asked her what grade she would be in this fall.  In a snippy tone, she announced that she had just … Continue reading

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Bypass Botox, save a life

Of course, I’m not quitting Botox forever.  Instead, I’m taking a six month break, knowing that since you guys are my only friends, how I look behind my laptop still wearing my pajamas doesn’t really matter anyway. My plan is this:  For 40 units … Continue reading

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Giants among us…

A song for the big dogs, to the tune of ”Dames” from the musical South Pacific… There are giants here among us, there are dogs upon the land. It started out with two but there was such a high demand, that little … Continue reading

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Secret passages…

Every secret passage leads somewhere…  and just as a crack in a wall can be covered over by ivy and moss, so too can our own secret passages be hidden and obscured, winding and wondering . Have you walked down your own mysterious path… exploring to … Continue reading

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