Tag Archives: Losing patience

A Miss Understanding

I hate being called ma’am. It makes me think of my grandmother when she’d roll her stockings down to her ankles, to cool off, she’d say. It sure must have cooled off Grampa. It explained all those Miss Rheingold Posters … Continue reading

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Best Story of the Week

There I am, en route to the ATM, my checking account, due to the season, on life support, trying so hard to mind my own business, when, in my hawklike eyeline, what do I see? A mother yelling at her … Continue reading

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Skirmish On Lex

A word you see often in Civil War books, and a favorite of mine since I have so many. A skirmish is an episode of irregular or unpremeditated fighting…a quarrel, tiff, spat or clash. I clashed alright, with a mean … Continue reading

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