Tag Archives: summer

Summer Mondays

Summer Mondays last Longer than most Mondays should Unless you’re a kid

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Theater In The Woods

Ants on my hat while I’m watching the show: “Please, put your hat back on, Mister?” Me: “No! Theater etiquette says doff the cap. You may watch from my hands, But watch out when I clap!”

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Chill

This discontented winter’s pending End is near. We’ll soon be spending Well-lit evenings mowing lawns And grousing over early dawns And seeking shelter from the heat, Our shorts-clad thighs stuck to the seat Until the AC shudders on… Ten days. … Continue reading

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Getting Even

Autumnal equinoxes come along In late September each and every year. The timing on tomorrow’s, though, feels wrong. We’re long past summer. Shouldn’t Fall be here? The kids are back in school, the network shows Are filling up my DVR … Continue reading

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Sneezin’s End

So, here’s the deal: My filter’s off. It’s like I’m editing a cough Or proofreading a sudden sneeze, So heiten mein gesund, here, please. I don’t have plans for what I’m writing, I’m just reading. It’s exciting, Watching what my … Continue reading

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Labor Day, Weakened

Like blades of green upon my lawn This long, hot summer’s almost gone The teachers heading back to class Are braced for attitude and sass (And that’s just from the faculty) The only milestone for me Now that the nest … Continue reading

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Under The Wire

On September 1st I fell down and skinned my knee. Summer checklist: Done!

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