Monthly Archives: March 2015

Listen!

  Dear Reader: This is my “listening” spot….when I eat breakfast outside and listen to the birds and the world waking up….when I eat lunch or dinner out here and watch the sun set, while listening to the last coo’s … Continue reading

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The Rest of the Story…

  Dear Reader: I used many of Paul Harvey’s books (The Rest of the Story) to teach history to my students…(because his stories were so fascinating)….He would tell this amazing narrative and then wait for the conclusion to name the … Continue reading

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Pastimes of Spring with Photos

Dear Reader: Since it was pretty cool yesterday morning…(like Lucy the cat) I found myself basking in the beautiful sunshine…actually sitting on the deck in “Lucy’s lounge chair” as she looked at me disdainfully for taking her “throne.” (Hey, I … Continue reading

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” The South: Where Summer Starts in April”

  The South The place where…Tea is sweet… accents are sweeter Summer starts in April Macaroni and Cheese is a vegetable Ya’ll is the only proper noun Chicken is fried and biscuits come with gravy Everyone is Darling’ and Someone’s … Continue reading

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In all “Truthiness”… I am a Happy Noob! Woot!

  Dear Reader: After receiving that wonderful gift from Jo and Colby Wednesday about the 100th anniversary of Webster dictionary… with the reproduction of a page from Noah Webster’s very first dictionary…I decided to look up the latest words to … Continue reading

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The “Green” of Spring or Fifty Shades of Green

  Dear Reader: Within a two foot radius in my garden…there are three different shades of green growing stronger every day…stemming from dark to light to yellow-green…all strikingly beautiful. I remember a couple of years ago when I toured Linwood’s … Continue reading

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Musings and Imaginings on Life

Dear Reader: I find that in this stage of life my imagination has been re-born. It isn’t that it ever truly disappeared…I have always loved creativity…it is just that it had to take a back seat to the reality of … Continue reading

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Stars in Your Eyes…

Dear Reader: Sometimes… how I arrive at the “thought for the day’ in my daily blogs… is a combination of seemingly unrelated incidences that finally jolt my memories and produce an idea for the blog. In today’s blog…several reflections merged. … Continue reading

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“And in the end the love you take is equal to the love you make.”

  Dear Reader: I just recently discovered a quite interesting story about the Beatles and one of the last songs written by them in the album Abbey Lane called “The End.” The quote in the title of this blog is … Continue reading

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Reflecting in the Garden on an Early Spring Day

Dear Reader: Spring is officially here and somehow I always feel that if it is “official”…(the real deal…the equinox…) then the weather has to start behaving itself and stop its¬†unpredictability and see-saw winter-spring games. Perhaps Charles Dickens (Great Expectations) said … Continue reading

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