The End Holds Hands with The Beginning

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“The beginning and the end reach out their hands to each other.” (Chinese Proverb) One more time I have written those two oftentimes elusive words. The end. I’m not sure I’ve written the right words before those two necessary words, but as the King suggests in the quote below, I stopped. “Begin at the beginning,”, the King said, very gravely, …

Happiness is a Butterfly & Finding “The End”

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Happiness is a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. (Nathaniel Hawthorne) August is a great time for butterflies. I chased one all around the hayfield the other day when I was walking to try to get a picture. I think butterflies are born teasers when they …

Getting to The End for Bailey’s Bug

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  July 5, 1966 Jocie Brooke here reporting from Hollyhill, Kentucky. Wow, did you see fireworks on the 4th? Leigh talked Dad into taking us to Lexington to the drive-in to watch the fireworks. We got to see the movie too. Sound of Music. It was wonderful. I loved it even more than the fireworks which were really neat and …

Off into the Sunset – Finally

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The End. Finis. Th-th-that’s all, folks. Over and done. That’s all she wrote, dear John. Enough’s enough. Cut, print. That’s a take. Finished. Complete. Ended. Riding off into the sunset. The fat lady’s singing because it’s over. The credit’s are running. Close the book on that one. And so we have come to the end of the story. Guess you’ve …