Monthly Archives: December 2014

PINK

I’m 87 and have never had my fingernails painted.   When she asked me: ” What color?” I said “pink” . She turned 4 this summer and became a beautician on Christmas day.   The polish will fade away but … Continue reading

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PERHAPS A LITTLE THEOLOGY

As the days are now beginning to lengthen old folks need to be strengthened for  they know their time on earth  is diminishing and will find no increase — at least on this earth..   They won’t share the world’s  … Continue reading

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THE SHORTEST DAY

Have no fear my dear — don’t shed a tear. The light won’t disappear but it was reappear a little more each day as God steers our sphere through all the atmosphere that abounds in space.

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HOT CHOCOLATE

The day was dark and dismal. It tried hard to get inside me and it almost did. But then I remembered: Hot Chocolate! Fortunately, its possibility was close by. I had the ingenuity and ingredients to create a mug of … Continue reading

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NOT READY YET

Sometimes when I awaken I think of those who won’t — of those who planned tomorrow and tomorrow never came. They won’t have to worry and they won’t have to fret. Some day I’ll be one of those but I’m … Continue reading

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A NEW FRIEND’S RECOLLECTION

She was not a prostitute nor was she  a substitute for one. Nor was she destitute.   A man thought she was — not destitute, but a prostitute.   She was a tall blonde — the type preferred where she … Continue reading

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SPACES

Knowing there is someone somewhere whose eyes will scan my words rewards me and increases the possibilities that I will try again to share some modest offering that fingertips will lay before some waiting eyes.   I search an old … Continue reading

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DEALING WITH THE END

The U-Haul trailer hitched to a hearse — surely this demands some verse:   Maybe you can “take it with you” after all although you  often thought you couldn’t — or if you could you wouldn’t.   Many of us … Continue reading

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Some folks are pretty good at worrying — others are not.   It is a gift which if considerably employed can demolish a human spirit.   Other folks have been given less of that kind of DNA and  worry only … Continue reading

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PILLOW CONVERSATIONS

I told my pillow last night shortly after I went to bed that in the past three years 10,000 children have been killed — 10,000 victims of  Syria’s civil war.   Children!   My pillow only listened.   I had … Continue reading

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