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Comfort Food

You’re expecting me to say Oreos or mashed potatoes. Not that I don’t love them, but a day or so ago, when I wasn’t feeling my particular best, went to my trusty book shelf and took down The Killer Angels, … Continue reading

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History Changed Me

When my friend David mentioned he drove to Galena, Illinois, it got me thinking of General U.S. Grant, who lived there for a time. Funny I should know that, but then again, not really. I never read much as a … Continue reading

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Besotted : adjective 1 strongly infatuated : he became besotted with the girl next door. 2 intoxicated; drunk, head over heels for…mad, obsessed or wild about. I love this word, and wish it was used in casual conversation. It’s not, … Continue reading

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