Monthly Archives: February 2016

LOOK THEM IN THE EYE

I don’t remember much that my father taught me – but I do recall his telling me “When you talk with someone look them in the eye.” I believe I do that and I think most folks employ that way … Continue reading

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IF I WERE GOD

At first light the other day I saw a long purple cloud stretching over the horizon looking like a cigar – and when the cigar was lit it turned to gold and then to silver before it disappeared.   Perhaps … Continue reading

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A SONNET FOR DREARY DAYS

Those dreary days can often reach the soul — can often outwit the loftiest of goals. The weather can raise havoc with our land and can easily disrupt one’s inner-man.   The color of its disruptive ways is gray and … Continue reading

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THE MANTEL OF SELF-PITY

The mantel of self-pity hangs nearby and I am tempted to put it on and whine a bit – but then I refrain.   Desiring to rid myself of it I take it to the Thrift Store’ and I offer … Continue reading

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SOME DAY I MIGHT ADMIT

I used to walk every morning even when Florida was freezing or when it might be raining heavily.   I have now given up “raining heavily” and wear many layers when it’s frosting.   I’ve not yet given up boasting … Continue reading

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GRAVITATIONAL WAVES

Astronomers were joyful on Feb. 11th. They “discovered” gravitational waves!!!   Einstein was right – he thought that they existed.   I read newspaper accounts and l listened to TV about the great discovery.   But. I have no idea … Continue reading

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ANNOYED

I rode my tricycle on a path through the golf course I shouldn’t have been on and I was told I shouldn’t be there by a golfer who told me that my head was in danger.   I was annoyed … Continue reading

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PUSH

I have walked in the morning when I have not felt like it.   Sometimes it is good to “push” when you are not in the mood.   But that is not always the case.   I have “pushed” and … Continue reading

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MY GASPING

When I read that there were likely several billion galaxies I gasped. I could not take it in nor would I ever. Even if I were much more clever I could never take it in. Yet I’ve no notion to … Continue reading

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QUIET

Quiet can sometimes be one of the gifts of deafness.   It is often sought by those whose noisy worlds bombards them to distraction.   But quiet can also make for loneliness for those impaired by slowly losing their sensitivity … Continue reading

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