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The Lines on Daddy

  When I was little, I thought the lines on Daddy made him look old and worn like one of his saddle blankets full of stains and rips. Both had seen better days. Now I understand each line helped him … Continue reading

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Historic South Dakota

    When people hear “South Dakota” they often jump to an image of an endless prairie. Believe me, there’s plenty of that, but it does have a rich history and great beauty. I live in the Black Hills. This … Continue reading

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New growth

Grandma wore a floppy hat and garden gloves. I would carry the watering can, following her down the row as she scattered the seeds. She would kiss the seeds before she planted them in the ground. “Grandma, why do you … Continue reading

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What is wrong with you people?

A Trump supporter with logic is like a unicorn; it can’t be found. Today’s REAL Facebook comment reinforces this. We have always known that the Democrat’s motto is vote early and vote often. You aren’t gonna change my belief no … Continue reading

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My answer to the problem

Why is nobody running on this platform? It seems to me that these two measures would just about solve all our domestic problems: legalize pot and reform our prisons. Part A: Legalize Marijuana This is a win-win for everybody. Isn’t it time … Continue reading

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Dream vs Reality

I’ve been having some weird dreams. Unrelated, scrambled scenarios with no basis in reality, but last night’s dream fits into today’s onslaught of chaos. I was in a small basement filled with people clustered around a table. Donald Trump was … Continue reading

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#EnoughIsEnough

I went to the movie with my son last week, and as we waited for the trailers to begin, it went through my mind: What if a guy came in and started shooting? I had never thought that before, but … Continue reading

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Nepotism. It’s not a new thing.

Nepotism is nothing new in the White House. In fact, prior to legislation in 1967 (passed in response to John F. Kennedy appointing his brother attorney general) the practice of favoritism was far more widespread. The only reason that Trump … Continue reading

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Things I say I’ll do this spring but know I won’t.

Garden. Damn you Pinterest and all your helpful ideas. Way to make me feel bad about myself. An herb garden is the first on my list of things I won’t plant. Shave my legs. Now before you go curling your … Continue reading

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Move over adults…

The young adults of Parkland have given me something I haven’t felt in a while: hope. Thank you, I needed that. Your untethered, articulate voices are an inspiration. By definition, you may be children, but your reaction to the devastation … Continue reading

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