Category Archives: Definitions

Stain Removal

  Remember being dressed up in a new outfit, new shoes, cleaned and sparkling from head to toe, with Mom’s smiling approval? On the way to some social event, if only at Grandma’s house for holiday festivities? Then within the … Continue reading

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Semantics of Breathing

I believe one writes because one has to create a world in which one can breathe. _Anais Nin Writing means a great many different things to me. A few years ago, someone close to me said that writing was my … Continue reading

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Personal Take Cont. (WT, as well)

  I came home from the hospital to a totally different environment than the one I had left beneath the rear wheel of my father’s big black Pontiac. My world had been altered and, when I looked in the mirror, … Continue reading

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Wild Thing III

  A Definition and an Example: First things first. What exactly do I mean by the term Wild Thing?  I do not mean some sort of slavering monster bent on total annihilation of you, me, or anyone else. I am … Continue reading

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Embarrassing Predicament

Whoa! You are not in the wrong place. If you are seeking 1sojournal, you are right where you wanted to be. New face, but still the same old voice. Sit down and let me tell you about how I put … Continue reading

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Oh No, It’s Mom!

You’ve planned it all out. You have carefully chosen the words. You begin to express your feelings about some behavior your child has engaged in. It’s going pretty well, your son or daughter seems to be getting the message, when … Continue reading

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