Monthly Archives: December 2014

Merry Christmas!

B, 11, ¬†spent most of the day watching the Norad Santa Tracker. I guess I’ll have to tell him soon so he doesn’t get picked on. For now though, I think I’ll just enjoy a last little bit of magic.¬† … Continue reading

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Ky mountain lion killing

Here are a letter to the editors of local newspapers and an open records request to Fish & Wildlife in response to its officers’ recent killing of a mountain lion in Bourbon County, Kentucky. I encourage others to make contacts … Continue reading

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news blues

I suppose I’m going to have to stop watching and reading the news. Or maybe I can limit my watching to the weather and little snippets of local news. My dilemma is that news, especially internet-based sites, seems to be … Continue reading

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sisters

I’ve always said I’m glad I wasn’t an only child because I don’t think I could have handled our parents on my own. So, I’m mostly, but not always glad I had two sisters. Being the oldest, I was really … Continue reading

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and now for the adults…

Having written about the kids in the family, I guess it’s the adults’ turn now: Dad, Billy Barlow, is opinionated and cantankerous. He’s also one of the hardest-working men I’ve ever known. When I was growing up, he worked all … Continue reading

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Fiction

Originally posted on Animal: A Beast of a Literary Magazine:
“Dead Chicken” by Ivan Generalic; for more information, visithttp://www.generalic.com/ Chickens by N.T. Brown It was a sweltering July day in 1989, and I had a shovel blade pressed against a…

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