Work

Miss Mudpie’s Review:   Our industrious blogger delights us with a blast from her past, (and her present, but mostly her past,) i.e. landing her first job in high school… in the principal’s office no less…at a time when typewriters clattered and the surprise pop quiz was no surprise at all,…

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That Day I Got a Tattoo

Chelsea’s Review:  Now I know I should always have a plan when a friend wants me to go with them to a tattoo parlor, and I should also ask my mom the motivation behind some of her rules. ___________________________________________________________ As the ink artist continued to jab the forearm, puncturing the…

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Dinner for 8

Carol H’s Review: FOOD + LOVE + LAUGHTER. Could anything more be possibly added to this already perfect equation? Wait. Yes!  ***WINE*** NOW…you are cooking with fire, girlfriend!  You are cordially invited to belly up to the table for a fresh helping of Ethel’s exploits in the kitchen. _______________________________________________________________ Some say love is the…

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Social Maturity

Anne’s Review:  Growing older will be far more fun with you, dear friend, in my Tribe — we’ll merrily dance in our rubber-soled, extra-wide, toe-boxed footwear until we drop . . . right into our 20-minute naps. _________________________________________________________ Can I just say this?  May I just put it out there? …

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Anxiety Hour

Maurice’s Review:  When I’m tossing and turning at 2 am, and I’ve raked all the coals in Health, Wealth and Relationships, I’ll remember I am not alone.  I have a tribe. ____________________________________________________________ WAKE radio, 107.8 FM, for the fitful hours you should be sleeping.  It’s 2 am, welcome to The…

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The Internal Circus

Kim’s Review:   Writing:  The daring balancing act between creative chaos and untold genius! ____________________________________________________________ Writers have processes by which they create.  Rituals, habits, disciplines.  Ask any writer how they get their ideas.  It’s not just the topic they choose to write about, it is also the flow of words that…

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Pea Shucks and Feathers

Chelsea’s Review:  Happy to know I’m not the only “side/back/stomach sleeper” and that not everyone wants to sleep on a cloud. Am slightly sorry to have missed the light show in the salesroom, though you’ve described the theatrics perfectly. ____________________________________________________________ When the heavy trash truck arrived, I stood on the…

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First Spring Hike

Miss Mudpie’s Review:    Lucky for all her followers, our intrepid blogger does not let the bear prints, which are pressed into the dirt beneath her hiking boots, detour her in any way from venturing down an unexplored trail to enjoy all that her new home state has to offer…and…keeping us…

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Folk School

Robert’s Review:  I am very proud of the job Cheryl did on her uke, she struggled a bit but it is a thing of beauty and we met lots of nice people, and next time you see Cheryl – ask her to sing the new version of Mr. Sandman for…

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Tai Chi Monkey

______________________________________________________________ Make your movements slow and smooth, like a weed-smoking sloth.  Draw in and release energy from your center as if you were a rhinoceros giving birth.  Walk around gently clenching and unclenching your fingers, greeting your fellow classmates as you would if you were a monkey in your tree…

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