Monthly Archives: July 2011


8:30 am, already 79 degrees out, sun-screened up and juice box ready, flip-flops floppin, as my son used to say, we’re trekking to the pool.  As our adventure unfolds, our first  encounter is with a centipede, whose presence causes us to … Continue reading

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Today’s Inspiration

Today is trash pick-up and recycling day for our neighborhood.  When my captain of recycling is home, he usually drags the cans to the curb.  He’s out-of-town on business, so Private Rogero gets to do the deed.  Lately, the truck has been coming way … Continue reading

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Beach Blessings

Beach Blessings Morning ascension Just beyond the end Blood orange-red Escalates from the shadow Sea oats wave Balmy wind greets Silent sea birds plunge And swoop Again and again Blessings Right there Beauty Right there Silence Answers Right there. Beach … Continue reading

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“You get the Internet on that little thing?

Recent rain left shallow puddles in the gravel. Using my archaic ballerina skills, I leapt my non-lithe self over each small pool, wearing the new shoes that I would later curse a thousand times.  I reached the door first and … Continue reading

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Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!

Over the last three months, one of my husband’s former high school classmates has proven herself to be this logophile’s most vexing adversary!  We’ve been playing “Words With Friends” in cyberspace, and are currently nearing the end of our 7th game.  Once … Continue reading

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All That We Love Deeply Becomes A Part Of Us

“I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge — myth is more potent than history — dreams are more powerful than facts — hope always triumphs over experience — laughter is the cure for grief — love is stronger than … Continue reading

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