Gimbling in the Wabe – Gimbling into the Sunset

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Back in November 2012, I wrote my very first Gimbling in the Wabe. It was the brainchild of LitStack’s Editor-in-Chief, Tee Tate, and she told me that with this new weekly feature, I could write about anything I wanted, even if it had little to do with literature. I took her at her word, and [….]

There But for the Grace of God

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Thirty-five inches of rain in four days.  That’s how much rain has fallen in Louisiana in this last “episode.”  The ground is saturated, and the rivers are cresting many feet higher than has ever been recorded.  The Amite River in Denham Springs hit 4.7 feet above its previous record set in 1983 on Sunday morning.  [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – It’s Too Danged Hot!

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Dang, it’s hot.  Too hot. I know you folks in Southern climates may well be guffawing at us Northerners now, like we don’t know hot, but I don’t care.  Heck, I moved North to get away from all this! For those who may not know, I live in Minneapolis, Minnesota; I have for 35 years.  [….]

Happy Birthday, Tee!

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    We here at LitStack couldn’t let the day pass without wishing a very happy birthday to our illustrious leader, Editor-in-Chief Tee Tate!  Not only is Tee a wonderful boss who has put so much love and effort into this website, but she’s a talented novelist, a good friend, and an all around incredible [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – A Rather Petty But Nonetheless Tragic Tale of Woe (and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson)

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This is a tragic tale of procrastination, of frustration, of yet another good intention ground into the paving stones of Hell. It is a rant meant to exorcise demons. It is a cry in the wilderness, which yet echoes against the oppressive mountains of indifference, in the dark gloom of an existence devoid of even [….]