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For the Love of Pocket Watches

The constant “tick-a-tick-a-tick-a-tick-a-tick” sounded quietly from the large, calloused hands of my grandfather.  Church was running long and I was getting quite squirmy.  As effective as a pacifier for a toddler, when he reached into his watch pocket and pulled … Continue reading

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A Typewriter?

I saw a typewriter in the basement of an antique store in Rutherfordton, North Carolina.  It was a manual machine, in a drab green case.  It looked as if the ribbon was still functional.  I started to buy it. The … Continue reading

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