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I have some interesting interactions with people. Most make me laugh. I can file away a good memory and laugh about it later. There are always those that can upset you, but that’s not worth recalling. Feelings of anger, hurt, and despair resurface, and it puts me in a negative mindset. We should focus on…

The 4th of July

Today is the 4th of July, America’s independence day. People across the country will gather together, fire up the grills, make succulent food, pull out the slip-n-slides, light off fireworks, and have fun with family and friends. Pray for a sunny day because rain on the 4th is a downer. People want to be outside…

Sundays

I hear the phrase Sunday fun day a great deal lately. It’s a phrase that suggests the first day of the week (or last day of the weekend) is filled with relaxation and enjoyment. This isn’t always the case, but for the most part people try to chill out. Sundays are about time spent with…

Word Play

Have you heard? Have you heard these words so fresh? They mesh in context A vernacular conquest To string together Words that never Belong with each other Whatsoever This is word play. What did you say? Oy vey! It’s not Atin-lay  Ig-pay Which way Are you going this, hey? No comprende? Forse in Italiano Comprano…

A Taste of Italian America

Writing 201: Poetry gave me a fun one today! I have to describe one of my favorite flavors. I’m cheating and describing something that has multiple flavors in it. This one is a fun one. Flavor. Elegy. Enumeratio. Savory and creamy And oh my goodness dreamy Your flavor is so pleasing Please dress my fettuccine…

Anticipation

Driving towards his destination in a frantic hurry beads of sweat form on his forebrow. He’s cruising. Everything is whizzing by him in a blur like fresh paint thrown on a canvas. He’s on a mission. “I gotta get there on time!” He kept thinking this. Over and over The thought filled him with hope…