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As a curious observer of life, I blog on writing, marketing, my prairie - anything that interests me in the moment. I like to have conversations with readers, so don’t hesitate to leave a comment. I'll respond.

Clocks, stoves and life & death coincidences

By Carol / 07 June 2016 / 8 Comments

As a child, I grew up singing a song about a clock that counted the seconds of a man’s life. “My Grandfather’s Clock” – Are you familiar with it? The refrain goes like this: “Ninety…

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A tale of two cemeteries

By Carol / 16 May 2014 / 4 Comments

Every grave holds a story. That’s one of the reasons I’m drawn to cemeteries. So many lives. So many stories. Yet we know so little. Only tiny bits of information. Names that may suggest country…

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Life & death in the Wild Kingdom – Robin Update

By Carol / 05 May 2013 / 18 Comments

One day, I looked past my computer screen, out the window to the front lawn, where a smallish bird pecked away at the wood chips under a Redbud tree. At that exact moment, a Red-tailed…

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