Monthly Archives: August 2014

MOMENTARY FASCINATION

The red lady bug who may have been a “he” or perhaps  an “it” was crawling on a green pepper set amidst a yellow squash and an orange pumpkin and some baskets of blue berries at a Farmer’s Market that … Continue reading

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SCANT

I paid scant attention to the sky when I was young. I don’t know why. I paid scant attention to the land and trees when I was young. That I don’t quite understand. I paid scant attention to a myriad … Continue reading

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TAR BOY

Do you remember  the tar roads of the 30’s? Some of you must: A big tank truck laid this sticky black stuff on the surface of where the road went and then a follow-up truck spread sand all over it. … Continue reading

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GOLD AND SILVER

  Around here the prelude to the rising sun is played in gold more often than in silver –A and the postlude to the setting sun in played in silver more than gold. Such observations are made by one who … Continue reading

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WAITING

I woke up one morning and I felt like I was waiting — waiting for what I did not know.   There are various degrees of waiting. Sometimes we are most intense and sometimes we are indifferent.   Sometimes we … Continue reading

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THE TREES IN THE WEST

It was as if the trees in the west were hungry and their  wind blown leaves were tongues that reached up into the sky, salivating.   They  licked the sun rays then began to devour them.   Slowly they were … Continue reading

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THE SEAT IS DOWN

A few times within the confines of my many years I have  almost  fallen  into the toilet when forgetting the seat was up — not down.   And I have wondered if this  occurred could I extricate myself or would … Continue reading

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A VANISHED FROST

There are times he wonders how you are  — times at night when he looks up at the stars and  he feels your closeness and your distance and that his meeting you was just by chance.   Perhaps it’s all … Continue reading

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ASSISTING MY LONGEVITY

I just drove our golf cart though a wide, swinging gate and made my way to “outdoor pick up” of our pharmacy and procured some medication to help me deal with what my doctor called “a respiratory  infection.”   This … Continue reading

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THE NEWS

We often watch the news of the world brought to us on various TV Channels. And we read about it in our newspaper or in various magazines we subscribe to. And,  we are  made more sad than glad by what … Continue reading

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