Monthly Archives: November 2015

UPSET

There are those who never watch the news or read about what’s happening. They don’t wish to be upset.   I don’t wish to get upset and yet I get that way almost every day listening to what the commentators … Continue reading

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MEMORIES AND FILM

There are places that he cannot go to anymore.   His parameters have shrunk and though he still has spunk he’s not the man he was.   And what he does is not the same as when his years were … Continue reading

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THE SERMON

I felt exceedingly inspired. It was surely my best sermon ever. Oh my, what a feeling!   But then I woke up and I knew I had been in a little town in Maine – the place of my first … Continue reading

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Days

There are those days when you don’t want to do what the day demands. Days when you do it anyway – and days when you can’t.   There are those days when you’re not quite sure you can make it … Continue reading

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BIRD BRAIN

The mockingbird was right outside my window hopping on the round table out there and then attempting to fly through the glass that was between us – attempting again and again to reach something that must have been tantalizing yet … Continue reading

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FEELING OBSOLETE

I’m not sure when it first started – feeling obsolete. Fairly recently, I believe. The feeling comes a goes triggered, in part by the morning’s SENTINEL and the evening’s TV news and by views shown me by my bathroom’s mirror. … Continue reading

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DARK WORDS

Sometimes almost unaware I look for words suggesting darkness.   No one wants to hear them much less read them.   One of them is “gloomy” and another I employ is “grim”.   What a way to begin a word … Continue reading

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MEMORIES WHILE SCOOPING AND LICKING

I remembered: “ice cream cones for a nickle” as I recently scooped into a half gallon of coffee ice cream making sure the cone was full before I laid on a final scoop on top.   Over the years I’ve … Continue reading

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ARE NOT MY THOUGHTS LIKE THIS?

I lay nearly horizontal on my outdoor recliner and I only see sky – white puffs of clouds floating beneath the blue.   Quite suddenly a hawk swings into view – soaring, gliding up and down and round and round. … Continue reading

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PILLS

We take a lot of pills.   Many of their bills are paid by Medicare. The rest, we pay for.   If we placed all of our pills upon a table – lets say: a year’s worth – that would … Continue reading

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