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Thoughts about our grandson.


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Author’s portrait of Bertram, her mother’s cat


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I don’t mind not winning. I didn’t expect to. But I didn’t need the slap in the face, either.


My stories don’t seem to earn what they once did.


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Don’t waste time trying to be what someone else wants.


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They vote against everything that would help the people who are not wealthy. They have become the party that exists primarily to keep the ordinary person down in the ditch while elevating the super-rich to new heights.


Carol Burt

Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.

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