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The Light Always Returns

Propelled here by the screaming inside my heart, carpet of broken seashells underfoot, I walk back to the public refuse can near the crossover, silently offering condolences to my long serving 7 year old beach umbrella, just violently murdered by … Continue reading

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Messenger

I met a messenger yesterday. After my workout at the gym, I headed beachside to the “Funky Mermaid Coastal Art Show”, looking for inspiration for decorating our new house in Margaritaville. I guessed he was mid to late 80s, with … Continue reading

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Simple Kindnesses

Sometimes it’s a word, a picture, something or someone I observe. Sometimes it’s something someone says to me or something that’s happening in the world. Sometimes it comes to me in the night and pokes at me all day. And sometimes … Continue reading

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Three Important Questions

I was tidying up my home office this afternoon (envision piles of books, journals, clippings, etc.”) and revisited this children’s book. “The Three Questions”, written and illustrated by Jon J. Muth and based on a story with the same name, … Continue reading

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One More Light

So many who were touched by his music, now mourn the fact that Chester Bennington’s name was recently added to the tragic list of famous people who took their own lives through suicide. I was shocked to read that there … 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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Where Shopping Is a Pleasure

Mottled skin and all of about 95 pounds, he’s probably very close to that number in age. The cashier said, “Jack, you were just on the blood pressure machine. Look over there.” He quickly did so and returned. “They’re not … Continue reading

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Just Breathe

  

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This Little Light of Mine

This Little Light of Mine The book has been in good company for quite a while now, residing in my “books to read” basket with waaaayyy more than a few others. My kindred bibliophiles won’t even raise an eyebrow at … Continue reading

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Empathy and To Kill a Mockingbird

“If you feel more important than any human being, think of only one thing your entire life: releasing your soul from this malady.” Faouzi Skali 1953- When I came upon this quote I immediately thought of  To Kill a Mockingbird, … Continue reading

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