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Life can (still) be a real beach!

One of the saddest things about losing our old home was the lack of access to an unspoilt beach through the fascinating dune forest.  I had forgotten that I am one of the custodians of a conservancy which has just such access, and today when I fetched young J from playschool we took a very slight detour, let ourselves in through the locked gate, and wandered down the 130 steps through the greenery. 92 more words


Really Awful Quote of the Day

To those to whom, concern, it may,

You don’t know who I am, I say,

And that’s the way

It’s gonna stay! 

–               Anonymous


Fuckin’ Fireworks!!!

Oh how wonderful that small fireworks are now legal in NYS. Does it really matter? All summer people are poppin’ off fireworks in this city as if it were no danger or inconvenience—whether it’s legal or not. 429 more words


Really Awful Car-lamity, Exercising Temper-Rants*

Selling cars, the regulation
Calls for forms for registration;
Phoned: ‘We close at half-past-two;’
Went at two the deed to do.        

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In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Door.”

(And for something else not a door able, look here!)

© Colonialist July 2015 (WordPress)
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Si, Si, a Really In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Muse.” 

A Sea-nic bit of a Muse Meant

Let’s see, I sea-k my photo muse?

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Developing the challenge I proposed here: It is generally agreed that some combination of all the following elements is essential in having a good short story: 221 more words