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Worth A Thousand Words #32 – Darcy and Dolores

Image: The Jolly Flatboatmen, George Caleb Bingham, 1846. National Gallery of Art. They hadn’t always been a jolly bunch. Flatboatmen were of a particular breed. They worked hard, it wasn’t easy maneuvering a flatboat across the water as tides and … Continue reading

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Worth A Thousand Words #30 – The Jester Galaxy

Image: Photo credit: NASA and JPL Our third day in space was to be our most exciting. We awoke to see the constellation way ahead of us, and the Captain estimated it might be twenty light years away. Needless to … Continue reading

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Worth A Thousand Words # 26

Image: https://pixabay.com/en/users/Tama66-1032521/ When the time came to demolish the old house, everyone was surprised to fine the front door still standing. Several times the bulldozers came in, and overnight the door reappeared. We began to understand there had to be … Continue reading

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Worth A Thousand Words # 25 – A Life is Born

Image: https://pixabay.com/en/users/Myriams-Fotos-1627417/ I’ve been cooped up in this egg for as long as I can remember. You any idea how uncomfortable it is with your legs up behind your head, my feet aren’t exactly soft and luxurious, and several times … Continue reading

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Worth A Thousand Words # 24 – Great Uncle Horatio

Image: https://pixabay.com/en/users/Comfreak-51581/ The painting of Great Uncle Horatio’s final voyage hung in Grandma’s hallway and was always a point of conversation if not controversy. Great Uncle Horatio had been a pirate. Not just a pirate in name but very much … Continue reading

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Worth A Thousand Words #18 – Alex

Image: https://pixabay.com/en/users/sharonang-99559/ There’s an alcove beside the bowling alley where a guy called Alex lives. It’s just one of those architectural things meant to make the building look a bit classy, but for Alex, it’s a safe place, out of … Continue reading

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Worth A Thousand Words #17 – Canoeing

Image: https://pixabay.com/en/users/12019-12019/ When Sue came on the school camp as an aid to the kids having social and learning difficulties we teamed up when the day came to take our group canoeing. Sue was one of those people with the … Continue reading

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