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Your Summer Reading List Just Grew… ‘Grace…fully living’ Now In Print — Everydave Life

Blogger and music lover Dave has just released his first book!  I have not read the book (yet!) but I wanted to let you know it is now available. Congratulations Dave!!!!   Finally something “novel” that’s not a corona virus! Time out here to blow my own horn a little. My first novel is now… Continue reading Your Summer Reading List Just Grew… ‘Grace…fully living’ Now In Print — Everydave Life

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#SLS — “Better Man,” by Pearl Jam

Jim Adams is the sparkler-wielding host of Song Lyric Sunday.  Jim says: This week we have the delightful, lovely, magnificent, marvelous, splendid prompts of Best/Better/Good/Great and hopefully this will fit for everyone.  Here are the “rules”: • Post the lyrics to the song of your choice, whether it fits the theme or not.  If it… Continue reading #SLS — “Better Man,” by Pearl Jam

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Novelty Song Friday #16 — “Pink Shoe Laces,” by Dodie Stevens

Thanks go to Jim Adams at A Unique Title for Me for finding this little gem of a song to feature for this week's Novelty Song Friday. Per wikipedia: "Pink Shoe Laces" (or "Pink Shoelaces") is a song composed by Mickie Grant that was recorded by Dodie Stevens, accompanied by Bobby Hammack and his Orchestra,… Continue reading Novelty Song Friday #16 — “Pink Shoe Laces,” by Dodie Stevens

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dVerse — Merfolk — Ondine

He found her floundering in his net, which was empty until then. Lost troubled face; confused and spent. Docked at the empty cottage where his mother lived before; he gave her baggy clothes to wear. Off to the village to see Annie, he didn't see her bury something in the garden. She sang, the fish… Continue reading dVerse — Merfolk — Ondine

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#SLS — “Absolutely Sweet Marie,” by George Harrison

Jim Adams is the name-promoting host of Song Lyric Sunday.  Jim also was kind enough to find a song he knew I would like to meet the prompt as it involves two of my favorite musical artists.  Jim says: This week we have feminine name prompts of Maria/Marie/Mary and hopefully this will fit for everyone.… Continue reading #SLS — “Absolutely Sweet Marie,” by George Harrison

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Doodads — not garden pictures

This will be random sayings, thoughts, and a dream. Dotty in the Sun I walked near Dotty where she slept in the sun and petted her in passing.  She rolled onto her back and laid there, inert, relaxed and happy. I remember the first time I saw her, curled in a tight ball on top… Continue reading Doodads — not garden pictures

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Chris Hedges: Gaslighted by the Ruling Class — Rise Up Times

“Police unions, often little more than white hate groups, continue to have the unassailable power to brush aside would-be reformers, including community review boards, mayors and police chiefs. These unions generously bankroll the campaigns of elected officials, including public prosecutors, who do their bidding.” via Chris Hedges: Gaslighted by the Ruling Class — Rise Up Times

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The Heart of the Uprising in Minneapolis, by Luke Mogelson — Rise Up Times

Lengthy, detailed, UNBIASED reporting on Minneapolis over a period of time, from the first riots at ground zero to at least June 7.  If you want the nitty gritty from a journalist who was there, this is one to read.   “It’s not just about George Floyd,” she told me. “It’s about all the unseen… Continue reading The Heart of the Uprising in Minneapolis, by Luke Mogelson — Rise Up Times

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Tick Tock Tuesday #36 — You’ll be on my mind…

Mr. Bump talks this week about songs he thinks of when he thinks of a past lover. After I'd had a really bad breakup back in 2001 and thought I'd never love anyone else, I stepped into the dating scene again. The man I met was not Mr. Right, but he was Mr. Right Now… Continue reading Tick Tock Tuesday #36 — You’ll be on my mind…

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#MM Music Challenge — “For All We Know”

Jim Adams is the tune-slinging host of Mindlovemisery's Menagerie's Music Challenge.  Jim says: The challenge today is to focus on, "Just the Two of Us" and use it for a short story, a piece of flash fiction, or a poem that you can share with the WordPress writing community. We gotta go for all we… Continue reading #MM Music Challenge — “For All We Know”