Monthly Archives: April 2013

A PANOPLY OF PHOTOGRAPHS

So many of them posted on our refrigerator — snap shots, some with curled edges hung up there with various little magnets which keep portions of our history from falling to the kitchen floor — reminders of the past — … Continue reading

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Old Men Fading

The old gas pump that once filled us up for a dollar now catches the eye of artists as do old car wrecks left in a field as do trees decaying their stumps especially appealing as do old boats their … Continue reading

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REENACTMENTS

When a person harvests memories — if  he is old and able to explore his many decades, it is plain to see there’s  so much — and most he must ignore.   He focuses on tidbits here and there finding … Continue reading

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RISING/BITING

If one has grown old — (for some, not very old} he has likely had experience with matters never dreamed of way back when he was young.   It could be said of him: “He has risen to his occasions.” … Continue reading

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NATIONAL POETRY MONTH

  Did you know that April is being celebrated as NATIONAL POETRY MONTH? I don’t know who decided this. I was not consulted.   The quintessential magazine POETRY likely played a part and I once subscribed to it but failed … Continue reading

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SHE’S JUST THAT WAY

She worries. She worries that something might happen. When it does not happen she has taken on one burden. When it does happen she has dealt twice with the issue.   If someone says to her “Don’t worry” she may … Continue reading

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WE REMEMBER A WORLD LESS FRIGHTENING

When our world reels with tragedy and we feel so connected to mankind that is a time we are in need of prayer — to make our meager offerings of concern to the mysterious LORD OF ALL in behalf of … Continue reading

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I CONTEMPLATE MY YEARS

I’ve been allowed another day to be and I, indeed, am grateful for the chance to do a little more the things I  see need me.  My years can stand to be enhanced.   I’ll take the meager gifts that … Continue reading

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SADNESS

Sometimes I feel sad. Do you? Not depressed — just sad. Sometimes it comes — seemingly without much reason — sometimes because, definitely there is one. The sadness I may feel is mine and mine alone. But then there are … Continue reading

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QUITE WONDERFUL

It is quite wonderful to feel that you don’t wish to do anything and to discover that you don’t have to.   It is quite wonderful to be in a mood to be totally laid back and your circumstances will … Continue reading

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