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A Holiday as Smooth as Silk

A Holiday as Smooth as Silk by C. K. Thomas We’re on the cusp of Christmas. Sometimes, just the thought of preparing for Christmas can make us feel like that ridge on a molar, the cusp, where the grind of … Continue reading

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The Gift of Wings and Song

The Gift of Wings and Song by C. K. Thomas Seeing birds in flight gave the Wright Brothers a desire to build a machine that would make flight possible for people. A mythical bird arose from its own ashes and … Continue reading

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Women Speak to Power

Women Speak to Power by C.K. Thomas Thursday of this week, I sat in front of the television riveted by the testimony of both Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Today I watched as two women forced the … Continue reading

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Like a Pay Car Passin’ a Tramp

Like a Pay Car Passin’ a Tramp by C.K. Thomas My last post introduced many 1930s sayings I learned as a child from my mother, who grew up in a household with four older brothers. Her language reflected the boisterous … Continue reading

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1930s Country Sayings

1930s Country Sayings by C. K. Thomas My mother grew up on an Indiana farm in a family that included four older brothers. Sometimes I imagine hearing the echo of her brothers’ words as she surprised me with her colorful … Continue reading

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Choose a Book as Your Summer Companion

Choose a Book as Your Summer Companion by C.K. Thomas Nancy Horan’s most recent historical fiction novel explores the world of writers, poets, and well-known artists of the late 19th Century. It takes us to Antwerp and Paris and Grez … Continue reading

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A Writers’ Trio

A Writers’ Trio by C.K. Thomas I’m writing a novella called The Muse with two friends. We’ve decided on 15,000 words, and we meet once a month at our local Panera Bread restaurant and online, as needed. Each of us … Continue reading

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