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Words of Comfort

Our Friday Fox asked, “What book(s) would you choose if you were asked to read to an ill, adult friend?” I really struggled with this topic. I thought about what I’d want someone to read to me if I were … Continue reading

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There’s a Person behind the Name

“It is now, at Advent, that I am given the chance to suspend all expectation…and instead to revel in the mystery.” ―     Jerusalem Jackson Greer,   A Homemade Year: The Blessings of Cooking, Crafting, and Coming Together As already mentioned last … Continue reading

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The Amen of Nature Is Always a Flower (O.W. Holmes)

We’re talking about favorite flowers and gosh, how do you choose? I love flowers. I prefer them growing, either those that I plant, those in other people’s gardens, parks or wildflowers on the sides of the road. Like the “Newcomers” … Continue reading

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For years I looked forward to a new year, always hoping for an end to some old problems and the beginning of new happiness. Alas, no matter how promising, for too long the bad stayed bad,(or even had moments of … Continue reading

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Salute to Stepdads

Hello! I am Tonette Joyce. You may have seen me put my two cents in here quite often, so often in fact, that the other Foxes and the Hound figured they may as well put me to work as your … Continue reading

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Those Friends

I was lucky in school. Junior high and high school and even college, I had the same best friend. You know, one of those friends. The ones you find and make damn sure you keep because no one else will … Continue reading

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Periwinkle Blue

That isn’t a codename or anything. No, you’re not going to be tested on this. Yes, I am going to get to the point of the blog. This week we’re talking about our favorite movie couples. Now, I don’t know … Continue reading

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