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October Twenty-fourth If Only…Yes..But

I was sitting here watching this morning’s church service online. As I listened, I watched the sunlight playing through the leaves of the trees out back. Occasionally leaves would spiral downward to the waiting ground. The not so stray cats, … Continue reading

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September Twenty-second; Ingredients For Better

Welcome Autumn, I guess. The day is overcast, the temperature comfortable. Earlier in the day, my dogs were acting edgy, like there was something I needed to check on. When I went to the door I looked the way they … Continue reading

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August Thirtieth; May We Always Be Awake to the Wonders

Shark!! One place that I have been fascinated and amazed by since the first visit, is Ripley’s Aquarium. Like a kid in a candy store, I was excited to be able to visit the one in Gatlenburg, Tennessee while we … Continue reading

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August Third of 2021; If I Could Ask For a Gift..

Seeds. But not flower or vegetable, but ones that perform in a similar fashion. They bring beauty, and they feed. I’m sitting here this morning, listening to the falling rain and looking at the several packets of seeds on the … Continue reading

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Day 208; Footnotes of Being Prepared

The thunder rumbles in the distance, the sky has grown increasingly dark. The growing dark causing the solar lights out front to come on, one by one. A flickering against the approaching clouds. From the woods, the tree frogs call … Continue reading

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July Tenth; Lust

 I was second guessing my word choice this morning. The word lust is chained to immediate thoughts- by some- of sexual desire. But no, I’m not going any further in that direction other that to acknowledge that definition. I want … Continue reading

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July Eighth; Memory Lane 2- I do Miss You My Love

 I vividly remember that day, sitting alone in the break room of the new job I had started. I hadn’t made any friends there yet, in the end, I never would. Except for you. I don’t know what you saw … Continue reading

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July Sixth; The Goal of my Work

We will work our entire life, from the moment we are born, until the moment we take our last breath. I’m supposed to be working. I have tomatoes in there that I need to put up in some way. Until … Continue reading

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July Fourth, Considering A Different Type of Independence

 Yesterday the sound of fireworks began before dark and went long into the night. It was nearing midnight when I finally thought I could call it a night and that my two dogs would be okay. I looked and the … Continue reading

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July Second- The Wonder of It All

 I’m loving the sounds of the falling rain. Its been raining softly for a while now. So much that, when I opened the door for the dogs, even though it is one of those slow, gentle rains, the dogs looked … Continue reading

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