Tag Archives: joy

Endings/Beginnings

As this year comes to a close, I’m reminded of one of my favorite quotes, which is attributed to Ivy Baker Priest. “The world is round, and the place which may seem like the end may also be the beginning.”  … Continue reading

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Not Even A Thing

Tomorrow I turn 59. I’ll be working, so I woke early this morning to go to the place that makes my heart happiest. Witnessing sunrise at the beach slows my breathing, widens my smile and soothes my soul. Today I’m filled … Continue reading

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Beach Day

He had terra cotta skin with tattered straw atop his stringy blay (blonde/gray) hair. Given the boots perched beside his guitar case on the bench, the misshapen hat may or may not have been that of a rodeo cowboy in … Continue reading

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April Is

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The Lucky Seats

Sparkling eyes ear to ear smile dressed in the  loudest colors of joy with spring flowers in her hair. “Are these 2 seats taken?” “No sweetie! Come sit down!” Right here! My name is Kay and  I see the Virgin … Continue reading

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Those Days

  

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Perpetual Drunkeness Advised

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. Happy New Year!   “The best … Continue reading

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New Year’s Manifesto

    As we greet a new year, resolutions abound. We vow to stress less, adopt healthier habits, give up a vice or two, regularly express gratitude or stop making New Year’s resolutions. How many of our resolves are embarrassingly dead … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning By The Sea

   Despite feeling like excrement this morning, (probable sinus infection) I vowed to at least pay a short visit to my paramour, to simply breathe and listen and flood my cells with peace. My muse apparently thought it rather a … Continue reading

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I’ve Got the Joy

  Dragonflies (little black specks in the picture above) greeted me in a hospitable swarm. They seemed to be welcoming me while heralding a life lesson. I’d arrived at my favorite Sunday School. As if on cue, instantly my mind travelled … Continue reading

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