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Archive for June, 2011

A Perfect Day to Write

It’s raining, and I’m all rested up from a very relaxing (okay, vegetative) weekend.  I read, I slept, I made artist trading cards, and I feel restored.

Saturday was June 11, usually a difficult day for me, because it’s the anniversary of my dad’s death.  I was fully prepared to be sad–until something my first cousin and all-around right-hand woman, Mary Ann, said.  It was simple enough–Dad wouldn’t want me to focus on one day out of the 81 years’ worth he actually lived.  So I decided I’d be happy instead, and grateful for the wonderful father I’d been blessed

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The First Peony

Here it is! The long-awaited first peony of the season!

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Texas was the most active gunfighting state, with some 160 shoot-outs from the 1850’s through the 1890’s.