Woops! Before I can catch my cup, my coffee spills, splashing  the perfectly pressed slacks of the elegant gentleman dining at the table next to mine in the restaurant. Under his breath, but still audible, I hear him say, “Fopdoodle!” The word sounds cartoonish, but his tone is unmistakable — it resonates with irritation. I realize that he's swearing at me! Still mopping up the mess, I blurt, “What?”

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Spring Fever

We’re not the only ones waiting for spring to arrive — the time when April showers bring May flowers, and the dull, cold world of winter is sun warmed to support renewed life.

Pigeons balance on power lines as the still chilly breeze ruffles their feathers.

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