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Just Jot It January # 13 – Subscribe

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Just Jot It January # 13 – Subscribe

Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 13th, 2020

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Your prompt today is brought to us by Willow!. Thank you so much, Willow!

Your prompt for JusJoJan January 13th, 2020, is “subscribe.” Use the word “subscribe” any way you’d like. Have fun!

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We used to subscribe to the local newspaper, but haven’t in many years. I liked reading them, but I’d get so far behind they would just pile up unread. Any actual ‘news’ we’d already heard on the local TV station news casts, so mostly I liked the comics pages, and the crossword puzzle pages.

If there was some strange thing that happened, or whatever I thought really interesting, I’d clip out the piece to save. Did I ever go back to them? No. I finally threw it all away.

We used to subscribe to a magazine or two in the past, but no more. I can’t even remember what they were, except Golf Digest (for him). I’m not much of a magazine type reader, anyway. There were a couple I liked a long time ago, because they had pages where you could find a pen pal to write to. I had my letters published in those several times, and lots of people wrote letters to me, and I to them back & forth for quite a few years. I still have some of the letters. Most everyone stopped when the internet and emails became more of a thing.

It’s very seldom we’ll get a letter in the mail these days. A card now and again sure, but not letters. I miss that.

Blogging is kind of like having pen pals I think. At least some of us write electronically in the comments back & forth and get to know about each other a little. Progress – yes, in many ways, but still it was fun to get letters in the mailbox.

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Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Digest

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Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Digest

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Nov. 24/18

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Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “digest.” Use it any way you’d like. Have fun!

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Welcome to another SOCS! Linda has given us the prompt word, ‘digest’. Thanks, Linda!

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D – Digestion

I – Indigestion

G – Gut

E – Esophagus

S – Stomach

T – Tummy Ache

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Yuck to all of that. I don’t like thinking about all that inside stuff.

Since I had my gall bladder out I’ve had to think of what I can and can’t eat all the time. If I eat the wrong things (like greasy or spicy) I get a stomachache. It’s not fun. And, I love greasy and spicy foods. Mexican food is my favorite, but I can’t eat too much of it.

So, enough about that.

Digest can be used as in books and magazines…Reader’s Digest, Writer’s Digest. Those are all I know, and both are interesting to read. I wonder why they called them that? Are we supposed to read and mull over, and digest what is said in those magazines? Maybe.

Digest reminds me of an episode of the TV show, “Everybody Loves Raymond”, where Frank gets his ‘humor in uniform’ piece published in the Reader’s Digest. He keeps saying the ‘digest’, and thinks he is famous now. This irritates everyone else in the family. It’s pretty funny.

Anyway, that’s all I’ve got for this prompt.

Wishing everyone a fun weekend!

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