Category Archive: holidays

Consider the source

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Earth day celebrates envisioned tranquility  before humankind. Cluttering the sea, gouging wounds into the Earth, nothing is untouched. Plant a tree with pride, revisiting the contents of your garbage can. Ecologically, when the smoke clears from… Continue reading

Of Clowns, Men and Mutts

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It’s been a while since I’ve answered one of Austin’s “Jump Start Your Brain” posts by creating my own blog post from his questions.    I do this when I feel the answer… Continue reading

Love stays by your side

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On Valentine’s Day a card never trumps your love, nor flowers honor. . Love stays by your side soft in strength and endurance, 2 never apart.  

MLK Day on the cheap

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All right.  I admit it.  I forgot that today was Martin Luther King Day.   I woke up ready for a day at the Arc, eager to finish all the paperwork that has… Continue reading

Love’s Embrace

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Originally posted on Two on a Rant:
Love needs only you open to embrace your life. Love wants nothing more. ? I re-read what I wrote for this picture and thought about how…

Poetry War – Just Before New Year

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The weekend before Christmas I went to my friend’s garage to pick up a container of wrapping paper stored in her garage and discovered her garage filled with boxes of items she was… Continue reading

As the new year approaches

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Originally posted on Two on a Rant:
NEVER!  ALWAYS! (2 words you’ll live to regret) It’s 2:30 in the morning. After cruising through my Facebook page for the 5th time this year, I…

Poetry War: Point of View

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    My sister’s old bicycle lovingly refinished by my mother’s patient hands a gift born of poverty. . Practical to a parent, pariah to a child, a memorable Christmas ends in unexpected… Continue reading

Poetry War: Remembering

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Memories are strange creatures lurking in the hallways of life, hiding in the shadows of today, waiting for the chance to strike. A child draws unsteady hearts, large letters, “I love you mommy,”… Continue reading

POETRY WAR: The Wonder

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My Christmas treasure, the glow of a child’s wonder pouring through her eyes. At Christmas time, I’m usually visiting my son, sister or daughter.  Otherwise, it’s just another holiday to avoid– for those… Continue reading