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Retrospective

Retrospective
Hmmm, how apropos for the last WordPress prompt. I guess I could have predicted that’s what it would be if I would have thought about it a little.

I’ve had various blogs over the years. The first one was started in 2009. I started it when I was living in Las Vegas. I didn’t know anything about blogs back then. I still really don’t, but that’s beside the point. At least I’ve learned a few things about them. That first blog is lost in the internet ether somewhere. I couldn’t find it if I wanted to. That was 2 computers, 4 laptops, 2 Kindles, 3 phones, and one iPad ago. Not to mention countless emails.

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Broken

When I was in the 9th grade, I broke my arm at the skating rink. It was a Church thing that I was pretty much forced to go to so that I could meet new kids. My dad had been stationed overseas, so my mom moved back home to be close to her parents while my dad was away. For some reason we couldn’t go.

So, I went to the stupid thing. I had never skated in my life. Within 10 minutes I was on the floor with a broken right wrist. My uncle Jim, who was a senior at the time, drove me to the hospital. They set my wrist and put a cast on it.

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Juxtapose

Juxtapose that I do a blog post about…

So yeah, I know what juxtapose means, but I hear it as a condensing of just suppose.

The internet, iPhone texting, and various social media sites have done that to me.

In the tradition of imma, wanna, whadaya, etc. I now hear legit words as condencements.

Let’s juxtapose for a minute that I’m not the only one who sees it that way. Nahmean?

Sure, I coulda dunna blog post ’bout juxtapose on a scholarly, or an I kinda went to college level, but I ain’t gonna.

Ceremony

This is one of the last few daily prompts before they end. I guess there is Ceremony in that. No more waiting to see if the prompt is going to be something that would interest me.

Of course, the one word prompt isn’t set in stone. You can write about whatever.

It’s just weird having it not be there after all these years.