A Writer in the Garden

Out in the fresh air, working on this project, opened my mind and allowed me to come up with new ideas. It brought much needed focus to my scattered writer’s thoughts.

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The Old Neighborhood

  The WP Daily Post prompt—NEIGHBORS Something tragic happened in the old neighborhoods where I grew up back in the day. Back then, most of the businesses up and down 31st Street—from South Park to Michigan Avenue—were owned by our neighbors. There was a dry cleaner and a hardware store, both owned by the parents […]

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Letting Go the Face of My Brand! Good-bye Captain!

I was still very young when I took that picture in the Captain’s Hat. I thought, incorrectly, that 40 and older was a little dusty—not like the youthful, dewy 40, 50, and 60’s of today. I had gone to Sears with my daughters, who were nine and four at the time, and I’d been lured […]

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Cozy—Old School—Childhood Neighborhoods?

Reprinted from Boomacious.com, L. Mims Something tragic happened to the old neighborhoods where I grew up in the 60’s. In those days, most of the businesses up and down 31st and 35th Streets, from King Dr. (South Park) to Michigan were owned by our neighbors. There was a drycleaner and a hardware store, both owned […]

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