Monthly Archives: September 2018

Spending Hours at the Dentist’s Office

The Etheree is a little-know poetry format named after an Arkansas poet, Etheree Teylor Armstrong. It is a poem of ten lines, unrhymed and no meter. Syllables follow the pattern: 1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10. It can also be reversed which I have done … Continue reading

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The Art of the Thank You Note

As young ladies, we learned proper etiquette and to write a thank you note when a relative or friend gave us a gift. The initial thank you notes were simple and brief. On hand I keep beautiful boxes of thank … Continue reading

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A Chip Off The Old Block!

As the daughter of an engineer, I learned early on that there was always a better way to do things. Take for example the handles on pots and pans. Always turned in on the stove top and never out. bumping … Continue reading

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You Are Cordially Invited!

We received an invitation to a Scrabble game this week. Our daughter sent the delightful note to play a barnburner Scrabble game. We take the game seriously and keep several dictionaries on hand. Recorded each game are the names of … Continue reading

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