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Frank Pool

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  • Joined:
    March 12, 2015
  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Occupation:
    Writer, retired English teacher
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    Frank Thomas Pool is a writer and retired English teacher in Austin. He grew up on Maple Street in Longview and graduated from Longview High.



    Pool: Goodbye to all that

    6 days, 5 hours ago

    The first football game I remember watching in its entirety was the famous Ice Bowl playoff game between the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers ...


    Pool: Rolling around with sesquipedalian words

    1 week, 6 days ago

    I was thinking about incunabula the other day. Well, actually I was pondering "incunabula." The word itself refers to early printed books before the year ...


    Pool: Thanksgiving and the importance of gratitude

    2 weeks, 6 days ago

    Searching for a book, I picked up a small one I had received as a gift from wife. The title seemed appropriate, so I browsed ...


    Pool: Up and fussing about that cussing

    3 weeks, 5 days ago

    I've heard a lot more of vulgarity and swearing recently than I'd like to hear. That has made me think about cussing, class, and people's ...


    Pool: Remembering a life, a mind, a soul

    1 month ago

    As the season struggles to change from everlasting summer to something like autumn, I think back to my friend Herb who died about a year ...


    Pool: Reformation, 500 years on

    1 month, 1 week ago

    One of the reasons I enjoyed history as a boy is that I imagined myself being involved in the events I read about. I would ...


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