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Full Pockets

Marbles In My Pocket”, the title of one of my earliest blog posts, is a story about the various seasons of our childhoods, and re-reading it caused me to realize my blog is also about seasons.

marblesMy stories and poems speak of good things, sad things, deep things, frivolous things, God things, sin things, happy things, silly things, and many, many more things, while examining the various curiosities, emotions, and happenings we’ve all experienced throughout the varied seasons of our lives

So, you see, the content of my blog is very much like a pocket full of marbles, in that its content is as varied and colorful, as the things and folks I’ve shared my time on this planet with. And, though I share them freely, my pocket somehow remains… always full.

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Marbles In My Pocket

I wish!

In my story, Kite Season, I wrote about the various “seasons” we seemed to have when we were in grade school. Yo-yo season, squirt gun season, kite season, and the likes, but I didn’t mention marbles. Not that I was any better with a yo-yo or a squirt gun, but I was terrible at the game of marbles. I don’t know why, but I just never could acquire the skill to shoot the darn little glass ball straight and hard. As a result, I was always losing all my marbles. Read the rest of this entry »

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