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Springfield, Ohio
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The cold has already begun. Last weekend, we had sleet. The sudden onset chill has me wishing that I had the hide of a sheep. This much I know: having wool on my head would be better than my big bald spot. Oh how I dream of having a bad... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2014 at ephemerallife
During a recent trip to Cinci, my buddy Jim and I saw a Vivian Mair exhibit and this guy. I'm not sure which sight impressed me more. Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at ephemerallife
I don't want to brag. However, evidently I live in an area so free of crime, that a stick passes as adequate security. Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2014 at ephemerallife
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Pa called him Jean in the French way and he did indeed speak with a strange French accent. The man came to visit us every year to hunt and wander the woods looking for birds. We all liked it when Pa announced that Mr. Jean was coming for a visit,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at ephemerallife
I recently completed my last assignment from mentor and inspriration Tom Dinning. You can read about it here: Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2014 at ephemerallife
I see this sign everyday as the nurse pushes me onto the patio for some "fresh air". Some days she forgets me and I get two or three hours in the sunshine. Most days, I like the time to myself. I take the opportunity to let my mind wander and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at ephemerallife
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Friday night, my sister-in-law got a tattoo. This is her second and the occasion was my first trip to a tattoo parlor. To her, it was no big deal. She just sat back and relaxed while the artist buzzed away with her needles and ink. What better than to kick... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2014 at ephemerallife
Damn you. I hate you. Married for twenty two years and I can’t stand the sight of you. All you do is sit there day in and day out. You just sit there and look at that god damned painting. I hate you and I hate that painting just as... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at ephemerallife
Amy, They are making an iron band for a civil war era gun carriage.
Toggle Commented Jun 7, 2014 on fiction friday - wailing iron at ephemerallife
Oh Lord, can you hear that cussing? I’m not sure if it‘s Daddy or Mr. Henry? Daddy is fixin to spit nails. I knew it the second I heard them hammers drop. Daddy is wailing on that piece of iron hard! Oh look, Mr. Henry is turning red. He’s gonna... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2014 at ephemerallife