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Girl in the Bottle – by M. Frank Darbe

Mother sips tea in her garden. A consummate puppet master, she waves her checkbook, the knot on the apron strings binding her children. “Bring me some pretties.” And we’re off, like geriatric six-year-olds seeking treasures for mommy in the family … Continue reading

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Free-range grapes

     I don’t garden. I find it a sweaty, dirty endeavor with little reward, at least the way I do it. Why did I think I needed a yard? The grass just keeps growing. I keep mowing. It’s a vicious … Continue reading

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A Face in the Window

I love this accidental photo my son took of himself taking a picture me and my little River dog. WordPress photo challenge – A Face in the Crowd

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South Dakota’s Hidden Treasures

  South Dakota is a hidden treasure. Sure we have Mt. Rushmore, but that’s not what makes it special. We have Crazy House Monument and the Badlands, Harney Peak and Jewel Cave. My favorite treasure in the Black Hills is Iron … Continue reading

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Nature’s Pleasures

  I took these on a camping trip with my sister near Nemo, South Dakota.  A flower’s simple beauty belies the complex nature of their composition, grandiose without ostentation, humble in their nobility. Simplify: Daily Post

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Good Girl

GOOD GIRL “There’s not much more I can do.” The snap of his latex gloves emphasizes his conclusion. Her brown eyes, cloudy and sad, tell me it’s okay to let her go. “We’ve had a good run,” she seems to … Continue reading

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Eclipse – Variation on a Theme

Totality, baby! We observed the eclipse in Casper, Wyoming. Talk about cool. The Daily Post: Variation on a Theme

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