Friday’s Itty Bitties — #15

Mark Twain said, “The difference between the right and the nearly right word is the same as that between lightning and the lightning bug.” I’m currently trying to add lightning bolts to my manuscript and as I stare at the mass of notes I’ve made about just how to do that, I must confess I(…)

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Friday’s Itty Bitties — #14

When nature calls, and facilities are nearby, it’s a good thing. But seriously. Access here might be a bit of an issue. And you’d really want to know which direction the door faces.

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Dirty Laundry

One summer day a few years into our marriage, my husband huffed upstairs from the basement, holding a hammer between two fingers. I heard frustration in his voice. “One of your cats,” he said, “peed on my tools.” My mother always told me, “Don’t air your dirty laundry in public.” I know my stinky bit(…)

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