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  1. Cask Case Files
    February 9, 2014
  2. Soulsby Station
    February 8, 2014
  3. Shark Bait
    February 7, 2014
  4. Brunch on Ocean Blvd
    February 6, 2014

notebookwords + photos + life

Jul

03

Keep Calm And Dispatch On

If you’re playing along with Chantelle Ellem’s photo-a-day challenge, today’s prompt is: Match. When it comes to finding the right people for the right job, you couldn’t ask for a better match than my colleagues, Julie and Kim. They work together in the engineering department of a not-for-profit utility. Since chemistry can’t be forecast, I’m […]

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Jul

01

Track Record

The young woman running North Myrtle Beach’s Ocean Boulevard was tall, tone and slender. She had mahogany skin and matching hair that fell long and straight down her back, swinging like a metronome as she ran the sidewalk between high rises. I pegged her as an ex-volleyball player: graceful, athletic, with short bursts of speed […]

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Jun

01

Still Waters

I’m not terribly keen on posting self-portraits, but today I give you this: Me wearing this year’s Volley for the Cure (cancer fundraiser) t-shirt. I don’t often speak about my cancer dance. But writer Jay Lake did speak of his, eloquently and often. I found comfort and courage in his words on days when I felt […]

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Feb

16

For The Birds

Several friends have been dealing with health issues or loss this month. They’re facing each day with grace and courage. In a single turn, they inspire me and break my heart. In light of that, you’d think I’d have a deeper appreciation of my own blessings. But I still catch myself fretting over small things, […]

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