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I love my dog.  Her name is Fatima and she is an obedience school graduate.  Do you have a pet you love?  ...
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As an intern for the Gravestone Gazette, I was asked to cover the inauguration ceremony of Mayor Myrton J. Peck.  Look at this outfit.  Can you believe he taped up his camouflage socks?  And his wife, LuLu Bell, and mother-in-law, Buela “Mamma B” Gladys McCoy,  don’t look much better.  Mr. Peck does look a lot skinnier, though.  I think he got food...
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There was a big auction just outside of town today. Rusty horse trailers, tool boxes, and an entire inventory of useless stuff was sold off by the bank. Even though I’m self-conscious about my looks, at this event I was really hot stuff. Pretty sure had I worked it a little, I could have come home with a complimentary brisket...
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I’m so excited! Our local newspaper, the Gravestone Gazette, has hired me as an intern. They held an essay contest, and my entry won. Titled “Canoe Safety – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” I won First Place for originality. Anyway, my very first assignment was to interview Mr. Myrton J. Peck, the newly elected mayor of Gravestone. I...
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Big smells of exotic spices permeated the house today, as my loud, hairy family prepared our first Easter dinner. We’ll have to do it all over again next weekend, which is the Eastern Orthodox Easter. Not really sure why the Protestant/Catholic Easter is a different date, but it has something to do with the Orthodox calendar. So because mother’s family...
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Daddy and his first cousin, Mitch, drove all the way to the Tulsa International Airport to pick up some of our relatives from Lebanon. It’s kind of funny to use “Tulsa” and “International” in the same sentence. Daddy and Mitch returned late, smelling kind of funny, the way they smell on Poker Night at the Hamburger King. My cousins have...
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