Monthly Archives: May 2013

LOVE HANDLES

Sometimes it seems “all of a sudden” while actually it is not “all of a sudden” but gradual and you  just do not notice the “happening”.   The “happening” that happened to me recently was the loss of my “love … Continue reading

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PICKING WALLFLOWERS

There was a time when he picked wallflowers.   They sat, dolefully on lined up chairs waiting in corners with dim expectations yet on the edge of hope.   He thought that he might make some of them happy.   … Continue reading

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RAY DOWD

  My memories do not encompass heroes, or good friends or noble deeds when I consider what this day means.   For much of my life on this day of remembrance I’ve returned to Ray Dowd — a kid two … Continue reading

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I’M SPEECHLESS!

  This morning when I first put my feet upon the bedroom floor I felt grateful.   I studied my toes before I rose and again felt grateful.   And I felt grateful that I could easily walk around.   … Continue reading

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TIDBITS IN MY MIND

Usually my thinking takes on trivial things rather than wanting to tackle input from television’s  news or articles of interest from newspapers and magazines or even family  matters.   The other day I considered the drawing of an ordinary paper … Continue reading

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THE SAME WALK

Generally I take the same walk each day but it is never the same walk though it may seem so.   Some days I am most attentive to what surrounds me and on others my mind is consumed by  agenda … Continue reading

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SURVIVOR’S GUILT

I suspect that after a certain age most of us have survivor’s guilt — revived  from time to time by television’s constant showing us so many victims scattered ‘round the world — or word of tragedies nearby in the local … Continue reading

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ACTS OF GOD?

  A MOST BEAUTIFUL RAINBOW       IN CENTRAL FLORIDA                LAST NIGHT!           A HORRIFIC  TORNADO          IN MOORE, OKLAHOMA       YESTERDAY AFTERNOON! … Continue reading

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WHEN RIGHT IS WRONG

He said so may times: “Walk, facing the traffic — Always on the left.” It was thoroughly written into  my consciousness.   So when  I walk along a road today I’m always on the left.   Most folks are — … Continue reading

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A RECOLLECTION

While walking east the sun popped up over my horizon and nearly blinded me and I could scarcely see. Blinking, I recalled my mother telling me: ‘”Never look straight at he sun or all your seeing will be done”. So … Continue reading

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