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“Old-People Expressions”

Let me just begin by saying Yes, I realize language changes over time. And idioms come and go. One reason idioms fall out of favor is that no one knows what they mean anymore. For instance: before vinyl came back, … Continue reading

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Cyclist’s Prayer

(c) 2021 Jan C. Johnson Lord, I’m setting out to ride. Go with me and be my guide. Keep me safe from angry dogs, Poison snakes and feral hogs, Yellowjacket on my shades,Gravel up the steepest grades,Headwinds and torrential rains,Roadways … Continue reading

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Hadley Beckett’s Next Dish, by Bethany Turner

Chef Hadley Beckett’s cooking show is all sweet Southern charm. Chef Max Cavanagh’s show, To the Max, perpetuates his hot-tempered, bad-boy reputation. When they’re the two finalists on a cooking competition show? Hide the knives. Weeks after his end-of-competition meltdown, … Continue reading

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What I Learned from the Grandkids’ Visit

December found our son and his wife, now that they’re back in the US, bringing their young children for a wonderful Christmas visit. We all had a great time talking, reading stories, clambering around at a local playground, enjoying Christmas … Continue reading

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An Accidental Royal Kidnap, by Paul Mathews

Paul Mathews once again presents classic British humor at its goofiest. George, our hapless main character, patiently narrates his first-person, stream-of-consciousness account of a week when absolutely NOTHING would go right. I mean, if a princess shows up in your … Continue reading

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Remote Shell Game

Hi. My name is Jan, and I’m not smart enough to watch television. (Of course, you could say that avoiding television is smarter than watching it, but that’s beside the point.) To be honest, I don’t really think it’s my … Continue reading

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