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NOLA

On a recent trip to New Orleans I was struck by the abiding sense of recovery. 12 years after Hurricane Katrina, so much is still left undone, yet hope and the spirits of those who love their city will not … Continue reading

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Her Story

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Her story ended 5 years ago tomorrow. Or did it? I can still smell it, the aroma of it, in a Sunday pot roast slow cooking on my counter and also in the domestic…

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The World We Want

Up early to meet the morning, the same one that’s already over on the other side of this big blue ball we populate. None of us having the slightest notion of what this rotation will bring. Oh, we have schedules … Continue reading

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 Mama’s Love

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My mother lost her physical battle with cancer on July 2, 2011 but her spirit remains in everything good and beautiful. When I need strength, I think of her.  When I picture love, I picture…

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Where Does Love Go When It Dies?

Where does love go when it dies or does it ever really? Energy can never be destroyed, and certainly love is energy, for it moves mountains, empowers miracles, defeats hate. Perhaps love simply changes form when touched by the greedy … Continue reading

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Perpetual Drunkeness Advised

Originally posted on This Pedestrian Life:
No, I’m not advising the hair of the dog. I wrote this a month ago and just found it again. It seemed serendipitous to find it on New Years Eve. So here it is.…

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Shine

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Bucket List

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Bucket List To live and dream in color Your hand in mine To use up all of our paint Repeatedly And scour the earth for more To taste the honeysuckle sunshine of your smile…

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Night Kisses Day

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Be Still and Listen

Originally posted on This Pedestrian Life:
You there. With camouflaged heart armed sentries guarding the moat? you’ve filled with ten thousand tears. You there. Who seldom smile? lest the beauty of your wounded warrior soul appear bare naked? in divining…

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