Monthly Archives: November 2012

TWO CLIFFS

We get the drift of the fiscal cliff. We hear the democratic pitch that republicans don’t even like a bit and we wonder if we’ll go over it by the time 2012 calls it quits.   Some have concern for … Continue reading

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FOUR JET STREAMS

Four jet streams claimed the western sky about the time of sun set. They did not slowly vanish as jet streams usually do — but  these clung there as if glued to the blue above them. When the sun dropped … Continue reading

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HANDLING MEMORIES

Some old folks are very good at handling memories.   Instead of remorse because they’ve lost the “isness” of their “was” they’ve acquired the ability to replay blessings in such a way they almost bring them back.   And those … Continue reading

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RECLAIMING THE MIRACLE

Sometimes when I’m alone I get to feeling that I’m the only one who is — that there’s no other being here on earth but me.   I need that kind of loneliness sometimes — the kind that isolates so … Continue reading

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GRAPES WITH SEEDS

Our grandchildren do not like grapes when those grapes have seeds.   When I was young all grapes had seeds and we had to learn how to manipulate our mouths by using our amazing tongues and cheeks to discern what … Continue reading

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TIME WILL TELL

I began to think that I could tell time — but developed confusion and became disillusioned.   As I grew up I came to see that time was really telling me.   As I claimed more decades time felt different … Continue reading

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NOW AMONGST THE PALM TREES

Once upon a time I shoveled snow and blew it and loved the sense of snow flakes melting on my cheeks. And skating on the ice was nice   Now amongst the palm trees I’m so pleased to be rejoicing … Continue reading

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IT FEELS THAT WAY SOMETIMES

Sometimes coincidence seems planned. Maybe that can’t be but  still it feels that way, sometimes.   You go certain places and you meet certain people and you feel, in retrospect guided.   Is it presumptuous of you to claim some … Continue reading

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HAIR AND A DREAM

Some folks have heads with little hair where once they had a great deal there. Others keep the hair they’ve got with little losses there on top.   This mostly has to do with men though it occurs to some … Continue reading

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Bending

My body tends to bend and I don’t like it one little bit.   It’s probably too late to make it straight but I keep on trying.   When I stand up I sort of lean — that’s how I’m … Continue reading

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