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Tilting at Windmills: Crying at the Movies

I have been crying all week. It started when I was searching through movie options on TV, and suddenly came ..


Tilting at Windmills: Theodore’s Star - Encore

Here is a small enchantment I wrote years ago, that I hope will put a smile on your face. The ..


TILTING AT WINDMILLS: The Case of the Greedy Daughter

All of the houses on Poplar Road are large, were built in the late 1800s to early 1900s, and are ..


Tilting at Windmills: The Case of the Arsonist in the Embassy

There were times when an attorney would hire Charles G. King Associates to determine the origin and cause of a ..


Tilting at Windmills: The Case of the Flaming Grass Skirt

At times, an incident is so ridiculous that even when someone has been injured, it is hard to work up ..


Tilting at Windmills: The Case of Sally Dancer

Sally Dancer (all names changed) was a student in Boston studying to be a medical doctor. There were three things ..


Tilting at Windmills: Designated Self-Pity Day - Encore

Lately, I’ve been hearing a lot from people who demand that everything they desire should be deposited in their laps ..


Tilting at Windmills: Prologues of our Past

By now, most of you know that I love writers. It doesn’t matter that I am one, because when I ..


Tilting at Windmills: Love Letters: Ballet Lessons - Encore

Anyone who has ever taken ballet lessons remembers what it was like to strive in that beautiful art form. ..


Tilting at Windmills: Love Letters: A Cautionary Tale - Encore

The other day, I was going through a “treasure box” that I’d filled with letters from my late husband, my ..


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