Author Archives: Maggie C

About Maggie C

Stained glass artist, writer, respecter of life.

Wordless Wednesday 11.07.18

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Your conspiratorial wink seeks my complicit nod. A pact, an inside joke among us privileged. What’s the punch line today? Racism? Xenophobia? Homophobia? Today the tacit agreement ends. I will look you in the eye – unflinchingly – and say, … Continue reading

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Your Vote Matters! Know Your Rights!

As we near the midterm elections in the US, it is becoming clearer and clearer that voter suppression is alive and well in 2018. When voting at the polls, make sure you know your rights. Here are some important takeaways from … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday (Halloween edition)

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A Sketchy Story

Once upon a stormy night, it was a dark and dreary time. Did you hear the one about… You’re not going to believe this rhyme. It all begins on Halloween, this scary tale I’ve yet to weave. I do not … Continue reading

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Old but New

I don’t know when the original hardwood flooring was covered with carpet. Times change. Tastes change. A beautiful, gleaming oak floor in the mid-fifties came – over time – to be seen as an outdated, cold, hard to maintain surface. … Continue reading

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The Visit

“You’re early!” she complains. “Better early than late, right?” I smile. “Better early than never, I suppose.” I’m not so sure. Too late for never, though. “I’ll go,” I say. She scowls. “And come back when?” Never say never, I’m … Continue reading

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