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Luckily having lived in the US for a while I recognised that 'secertary' means a small desk - lol.  Time to find a new one, perhaps? I have a cupboard full of boxes of journals .. I really should sort them out, I never got the time to digitalise them so the dusty cobwebs of my mind are still there in those books. Scary!

posted by mneme on March 12, 2018 at 8:33 AM | link to this | reply

my secretary's daughter

I had this experience with my Secretary's daughter.  We eventually married.

posted by Shams-i-Heartsong on March 6, 2018 at 3:04 AM | link to this | reply

I used the retired town secretary to type stories and my old novel The Old Lighthouse in the 1990s. She moved to Florida.

posted by BC-A on March 5, 2018 at 5:31 PM | link to this | reply

Funny how things sometimes turn up after being out of sight for years!

It's as if they slip into some parallel place through a little crevasse, then slip through another... Wouldn't it be wonderful if one's little diary did that, came back eventually after having been used by many parallel selves, filled with all their entries!

posted by Ciel on March 5, 2018 at 9:57 AM | link to this | reply

my husband wanted our fifty year old desk in the divorce and i let him have it, and gave away the other pieces of funiture he liked but said him and his new wife did not have room for.  my son tells me he understands that i needed to get rid of all that was a reminder.  oh well.  good post and so glad you are writing again.

posted by overtherainbow on March 4, 2018 at 8:30 PM | link to this | reply

It's been awhile since I read about anyone owning a secretary -

might have been one of those Sherlock Holmes novels.  What fun today's post is! 

posted by Pat_B on March 4, 2018 at 12:35 PM | link to this | reply

Re: Re: TAPS

You pulled it off so well - you had me reeled in. Still do. lol! 

posted by RPresta on March 4, 2018 at 12:08 PM | link to this | reply

Re: RPresta

Actually, I'm laughing because, just for fun, that's what I was trying to do--make people think I was writing about one think when I was writing about something else.  It was fun.

posted by TAPS. on March 4, 2018 at 11:37 AM | link to this | reply

When I first starated to read this, you are going to laugh, I thought you were writing a piece that was a take on a man like those we ladies are making known through the "Me Too" movement! :) After reading it in its entirety, I wish you could get your secretary back, and your photos. 

posted by RPresta on March 4, 2018 at 11:10 AM | link to this | reply

How sad, poor little memory bank. I suppose you could go into deep hypnotism it is probably all there stored neatly for your approval.

posted by C_C_T on March 4, 2018 at 10:22 AM | link to this | reply

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