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There is no such word, of course.  The use of the verb quiet would require an object (“to quiet a crying baby”)… and yet I like it as a present participle.  Quieting.  The act of making my world smaller, cozier, … Continue reading

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How this happened

Several months ago while at a family gathering, I got into a discussion with my brother-in-law about the use of plastic bags at the grocery store.  He said that he and my sister really like plastic bags because then they … Continue reading

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