Monthly Archives: February 2013

BAD DOG

How did it happen that dogs get such bad press in a panoply of negatives?   “Going to the dogs” “Dog Days” “Dog tired” “Doggerel” “It shouldn’t happen to a dog!” “Sick as a dog”   The dogs that I … Continue reading

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MY MEMORABLE ENCOUNTER

Was driving my car in the night and soon  had a terrible fright.   Was definitely being pursued — this I knew to be true — this I knew.   I drove ‘round curves very fast. I doubted I’d be … Continue reading

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CLOTHES LINES

I miss clothes lines with the wet wash blowing in the wind and drying.   I liked to see what people wore even if I never saw them wear some of it because it was intimate,   Best of all … Continue reading

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A SORT OF FEAST

I put delicious rainsIn bread into the toaster.   I stand and wait a knife in hand poised to take on butter when the toaster declares its work is done and releases what I long for all hot and browned. … Continue reading

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JUST WONDERING

Those who gave me life and nurtured me shared with me so little of their history.   Now that they’ve been gone for many years I find  I’m too late for the probing  I desire. Im not in need of  … Continue reading

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REACHING HEAVEN

The dawn sky at first looked bleak. But then the sun began to peek through it in a most unusual way.   Three slender openings in the dark gray eastern sky allowed sun beams to reach down from heaven to … Continue reading

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CALENDAR TALK

When calendars are replaced with new ones which offer pages to be seen and often scribbled on with our various coming agendas one might pause a bit to honor Time which instigates the process and which man adorns in multitudes … Continue reading

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TOUCHING THE COW

Yesterday after a lapse of many years I touched a cow — touched it on the buttox — patted it a little. For years I’ve seen them at a distance but not up close like yesterday. The cow seemed to … Continue reading

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WONDERMENT

I don’t know exactly when I started dealing in my mind with the ineffable — wondering where space began and what could be beyond — wondering when time began and trying to fathom what went on before its birth.   … Continue reading

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AMERICA WIDENS

The new performing arts center in Orlando is planning to have some wider seats in the back two rows — that is when it is built — sometime in the near future.   The board of the Dr. Phillips Center … Continue reading

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