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Give Me Something I Can Vote For In November

Give Me Something I Can Vote For In November

Pierre Sez November 4, 2016 Comments Off on Give Me Something I Can Vote For In November

Put Sunday naps on the ballot. I vote for smiles. Something about this year, I don’t see ‘em like I used to see ‘em. I’ll even vote twice if it means we get sincere

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All Those Stars

All Those Stars

Pierre Fontenot October 21, 2016 Comments Off on All Those Stars

There I was, a long way from home, Louisiana boy trying to do some antique business with a dealer from Kansas.  A plastic milk crate filled with many objects and I say, “How much

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The Ceremony Of Coffee

The Ceremony Of Coffee

Pierre Fontenot October 7, 2016 Comments Off on The Ceremony Of Coffee

Her husband brought her coffee every morning.  Not just when they were newlyweds, not just when things were hunky-dory, every morning, mornings after spats, mornings after she wished she could take back things she’d

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Minds Were Made To Wonder

Minds Were Made To Wonder

Pierre Fontenot September 15, 2016 Comments Off on Minds Were Made To Wonder

I wonder if Hitler had a guardian angel. Do pessimists have negative blood?  Ever wonder what was the best thing before sliced bread?  And who put the “s” in lisp? I wonder who invented

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Bittersweet

Bittersweet

Pierre Fontenot September 2, 2016 Comments Off on Bittersweet

I remember a day in my childhood, at my grandmother’s; it’s her, my aunt, my first cousin, and me, the little boy kid.  They were going through a photo album, mostly black ‘n white,

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THE GOD SPOT

THE GOD SPOT

Pierre Fontenot August 17, 2016 Comments Off on THE GOD SPOT

My dog, Kramer, trusts me.  I’d like to believe I earned it. She trusted me when she was in youth and vigor, and now, here we are, at her end, and she’s trusting me

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A Good Morning For Mourning

A Good Morning For Mourning

Pierre Fontenot August 4, 2016 Comments Off on A Good Morning For Mourning

My old dog Kramer is dying, been dying all of 2016, cancer, and failing heart. She has several tumors on her right side, just before the back leg. Nothing the vet can do, but

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July In Our Neck O’ The Woods

July In Our Neck O’ The Woods

Pierre Fontenot July 21, 2016 Comments Off on July In Our Neck O’ The Woods

In June kids, teachers and parents are still transitioning from the end of school, but you cross over into July, and something changes; summer gets settled and official. July is the most casual of

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Local

Local

Pierre Fontenot July 12, 2016 Comments Off on Local

Local is knowing what the locals mean when they tell you to take a left at the old Sears, even when there’s no old Sears anymore. Local is knowing which bank they mean, when

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Bittersweet

Bittersweet

Pierre Fontenot June 23, 2016 Comments Off on Bittersweet

I remember a day in my childhood, at my grandmother’s; it’s her, my aunt, my first cousin, and me, the little boy kid. They were going through a photo album, mostly black ‘n white,

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