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In Praise of Work

I cannot think of anything that I have or am able to do that does not rely upon the work of others. I give thanks for them! Continue reading

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Preparing for the Race

Nearing the fifth mile,
I feel that urging of the body,
the tiredness of legs and arms,
wanting me to ease up,
to be more sane, Continue reading

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Valor vs. Discretion

By ten o’clock, we were in the eighties and well on own way to a predicted heat index of a hundred-and-one. My occasional bits of work in the un-shaded parts soon had my clothes soaked with sweat. Continue reading

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Long Day

By the time we’d worked fifteen minutes, I was drenched with sweat. Even with the sun down, the heat index was in the mid-nineties. Continue reading

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Working Man

Of course, I have no idea how the situation will play out but I do know this, any woman who ends up marrying Curtis and sharing a life of respect, consideration and love will never go hungry because her man is too lazy to work. Continue reading

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