Tag Archives: Musing

Miss Almira Gulch

Miss Almira Gulch terrified this child when she came screaming down the Kansas landscape on her bicycle, little Toto trapped in her basket.  The Wizard of Oz delivered us a wonderful villain.Actress Margaret Hamilton barged onto the flat, sepia farm … Continue reading

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Girl Whacks Ball

Tetherball was a lifesaver in my childhood.  It filled lonely spots on the playground with a zen-like calmness when played alone. Sometimes boys made it a ‘cage-fight-to-the death’ during recesses at Hoover Elementary.   I was one of the tougher … Continue reading

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“He has a lot of pluck…”

courageous readiness to fight or continue against odds :  dogged resolution via Pluck | Definition of Pluck by Merriam-Webster I like this use of pluck.  Sounds so feisty! I think of a small, wiry fellow in a rigid hat as … Continue reading

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Sign of the Crab

Crab shells were among my favorite beach finds as a girl. I was born under the astrological sign Cancer – the crab.  I wonder if knowing that peaked my interest in crabs. Recently I was able to watch crabs transverse … Continue reading

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My Heart.1


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