Marilyn Armstrong’s “Childhood Memories” Featured in Ojo del Lago This Month.

Published! I haven’t been published in a real magazine in years. Golly! THANK YOU JUDY YOU LOVELY LADY! If you need bigger type, you can read the original at: https://teepee12.com/2019/05/20/be-home-before-the-lights-come-on-marilyn-armstrong/

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Click to enlarge, then click to turn pages. Marilyn’s article is featured in the table of contents and is found on page 42.

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AMERICA IN 140 WORDS – Marilyn Armstrong

The original Revolution was mostly about money, like all wars. Especially about taxes on tea, which was huge until we discovered coffee. Also, who should pay what and to whom. We believed we should keep all the money. King George felt otherwise. We offered to split the difference. George said "Hell NO!" So, we fought a war. France, which was … Continue reading AMERICA IN 140 WORDS – Marilyn Armstrong

BLUE KAYAK ON A BLUE DAY BY THE BLACKSTONE 4 – Marilyn Armstrong

July Blues - 4 Early in June, we went to the Blackstone River in Smithfield and met two kayakers. One was setting out in a blue kayak, the other in a red one. The sun was bright and the blue of the kayak and the man's blue lifevest reflected in the silky water. It was … Continue reading BLUE KAYAK ON A BLUE DAY BY THE BLACKSTONE 4 – Marilyn Armstrong

THEY WROTE THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE WITH A QUILL

Written with a quill pen, the founding documents of the United States. On parchment.  Before rolling writers and ballpoints -- or even fountain pens -- there were quill pens. Goose feathers, though I imagine those without available geese worked with any feather which might pick up ink and scratch along the paper. Writers with quills … Continue reading THEY WROTE THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE WITH A QUILL

LETTERS OR NUMBERS: CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE – Marilyn Armstrong

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Letters or Numbers My husband takes pictures of signs and other posts. He says it's a carryover from shooting news stories. If you shot a sign which said where you were, it was easier to remember, especially because he often shot multiple stories in a single day. I've sort of picked up … Continue reading LETTERS OR NUMBERS: CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE – Marilyn Armstrong