Category Archives: Life

Musings at Christmas


this time of year sometimes ushers in nostalgia…that lamppost with the flickering light bulb…while we are stuck inside in the midst of a snowstorm lasting days. the last wild wind whirled in about six inches of the fine, fluffy stuff, … Continue reading

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the end of 2020


can i get a choir of non-angelic creatures to sing a chorus celebrating the coming demise of 2020? one more year of this kind of senseless torture…that i cannot imagine. can we just round up the bad actors and send … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, clutching the plunger…


This evening, while reading posts, i discovered that i cannot “follow” anyone tonight. not sure if i stepped into a parallel universe, wandered into the wrong safe space, or the Klingons don’t want me joining in any fun. Like poor … Continue reading

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Stand Up In Freedom


you were created for living….. not for fear you were created to be creative….. not to hide inside you were created in the image of God…. not in the image of a mask. you are valuable, you are unique, you … Continue reading

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the image in the mirror


when you look in the mirror, who do you see? what do you see? do you see etched lines? do you see the gravity of mortality? or…do you see the brightness of youth? Many years may pass, riding this big … Continue reading

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dichotomy


after a day out under ever-changing skies, watching leaves blowing, and gathering…instead of immersing myself in the pleasure of it, instead of embracing the kisses of warm wind, i sit distraught, pained. you would think by now, at my age, … Continue reading

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Down in the Boondocks


nothing says “Southern” food….in America…like a big pile of pulled pork, BBQ ribs, sweet potato fries and Coleslaw. (Yes, Coleslaw, is one word if you’re speaking Southern.) this beautiful plate sat in front of me earlier today in McConnelsville, Ohio, … Continue reading

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dear me… i am rolling in the doe!


 

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defacing respect


if my father had ever caught me spray painting a statue, a picnic table, or even a rock, i would have been punished, and humbled…reminding me of how small i was on this grand sphere we call earth. and that … Continue reading

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May Flowers


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