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An Italian Bedtime Story

An old Italian gentleman lived alone in New Jersey . He wanted to plant his annual tomato garden, but it was very difficult work, as the ground was hard. His only son, Vincent, who used to help him, was in … Continue reading

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Shiver Me Timbers

Originally posted on athingirldotcom:
I wrote this piece way back in 2011.  Has remained a favorite of mine.  My blog was new…I was excited while Tom Waits crooned in my ear. I’m quite fond of the expression shiver me timbers…

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