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dVerse — prosery — memories with the trees

She was born there in that cabin, at the edge of the tree line. Mama was a God-fearing woman who never missed church on Sunday and who took washing in from the houses on the hill. Daddy was a hard-working sharecropper who grew just enough to keep his family alive from harvest to harvest. She… Continue reading dVerse — prosery — memories with the trees

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49,000 United Auto Workers are On Strike across the United States

This is what I miss when I stay off the news grid.  Please support our union brethren.  Unions are the only real voice workers have against the Overlords.  They are what stand between us and abject slavery. Here is a link to what it is looking like across Michigan with the strike: https://expo.mlive.com/news/g66l-2019/09/192be172574602/scenes-from-the-front-lines-of-the-uaw-strike-against-gm-in-michigan.html#cmpid=nsltr_strybutton  

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Coloring Club Plus — 9/16/19

Born in the U.S.A. is the seventh studio album by American rock singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen, released June 4, 1984. Born in the U.S.A proved to be one of the best-selling albums of all time. It was certified three times platinum by the BPI on July 25, 1985, denoting shipments of 900,000 units in the UK.… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 9/16/19

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Coloring Club Plus — 9/15/19

Hag: The Best Of Merle Haggard is a single disc career spanning anthology featuring 26 tracks from the country legend, released September 12, 2006. Ricardo Mio, an amazon.com reviewer says: Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary defines "integrity" as: "State or quality of being complete, undivided, or unbroken." To me, that sums up Merle Haggard, that and… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 9/15/19

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#SLS — Gordon Lightfoot — Your Love’s Return

Jim Adams is the persevering host of Song Lyric Sunday. Jim says: I feel that everyone should be able to find a song that fits the prompt Floor/House/Roof/Walls. Here are the “rules”: Post the lyrics to the song of your choice, whether it fits the theme or not. If it does not fit, then please… Continue reading #SLS — Gordon Lightfoot — Your Love’s Return

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #104 — Oku

image link Oku, the great stone at the mouth of the river, had been an observer of her domain for centuries. She had seen such incredible things. In the spring, when the snow melted in the mountains, ice cold water came down on its way to the great lake and rushed over her. She felt… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #104 — Oku

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#MM — Saturday Mix – Mad About Metaphor — Government by Committee

image link Government by committee sometimes doesn't have the outcomes one hopes for, and at times has outcomes that are downright moronic. The small town of Whoville was blessed with a park that was designed and created in 1934. To learn more about its origins, read here, which is an article from 2012 from the… Continue reading #MM — Saturday Mix – Mad About Metaphor — Government by Committee

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Coloring Club Plus — 9/14/19

  I listened to both discs of The River tonight while coloring this one and it still could use a few more lines filled in, but...   Drive All Night is a song I'm hearing for the first time, and I'm surprised it wasn't a hit song.  Maybe too long for radio?  Bruce really sings his… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 9/14/19

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Doodads — wow Friday the 13th???

I just realized it was Friday the 13th. So far so good! image link Viewing The first thing I wanted to talk about is the 2-hour documentary I watched last night, called, “Bob Dylan: 1966-1978: After the Crash.” The netflix blurb says: This documentary covers the so-called middle period of iconic musician Bob Dylan's career.… Continue reading Doodads — wow Friday the 13th???