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What About Those Chiefs?

by Linda Jenkinson

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It seems there's a kerfluffle beginning about the name of the Kansas City Chiefs. Maybe we could take out the "i" and call them the Chefs... or would that offend the nation's chefs?

How I Write

by Linda Jenkinson

write without fear, edit without mercy Recently, I began Neil Gaimon’s MasterClass on writing. I took his advice and uploaded some of my work into the "I Write Like" site. The first piece I uploaded said I write like Agatha Christie. I’d jump for joy to write like the best-selling woman writer of all time, but I’ll admit I was skeptical.

The Gun Sense Chronicles

by Linda Jenkinson

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The country was speechless after Sandy Hook. It took America’s breath away. It was like Americans got a gut punch we thought would never happen. After months of no government action, in September 2013, I wrote the blog post below. I thought it would be the first and only piece I would write about gun violence. I was wrong.

Scaredy Cat

by Linda Jenkinson

Scaredy Cat
Photo Credit: A.R.T Paola on Unsplash

Cats have a reputation for being aloof. Still, when you rescue a cat, you likely expect that it wil become your companion. Sometimes that doesn't work out as you intended. You spend weeks or even months trying to coax your cat out from under the couch, the bed, or out of the closet without success.

Loving a Dog

by Linda Jenkinson

Bailey

Bailey

We lost our beautiful Airedale, Bailey two years ago. Bailey was a big dog. He was an Oorang, the kind of Airedale that some breeders say are ruining the breed because of their size.