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Stop All the Clocks

My heart is hurting so much for several people who have lost a loved one suddenly as of late.  When you lose someone, one of the many upsetting aspects of it all is how everyone else’s world keeps moving along … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dearest Mother!

Happy Birthday, Mother Mary! Happy birthday, dearest Mother! Sing our youthful hearts today, And the birds and flowers seem joining In our merry roundelay. How the angels must be singing Round thy white, resplendent throne, While the saints in their … Continue reading

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The Eagle

Fond memories of teaching 4th grade Language Arts were brought to mind as I took a stroll around the pond: The Eagle by Tennyson He clasps the crag with crooked hands; Close to the sun in lonely lands, Ringed with … Continue reading

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Night

“How beautiful is the night! A dewy freshness fills the silent air; No mist obscures, nor cloud, nor soeck, nor stain, Breaks the serene of heaven; In full-orbed glory yonder moon divine Rolls through the dark blue depths. Beneath her … Continue reading

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Pictures and A Poem: The Pond

I love poetry, and I love the outdoors!  I found this beautiful poem written by Wayne Visser that brings life to the pictures I’ve taken.  Enjoy! STILL POND By Wayne Visser There is a secret place on Hampstead Heath Where … Continue reading

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The Leaf

Your fragile beauty caught my eye As by the pond I padded by Bold red against sky so blue Your thin skin worn through and through Tattered and bruised, your surface scorched Still shining brightly like a torch In your … Continue reading

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The Tree

Tall stands the Tree beside the stream Where living waters flow. Wide-flung the branches, cool the shade Where all the weary go… Sing praise to God, the gardener Whose labors never cease To make beneath the Tree of Life For … Continue reading

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Steeples

“…I sought to hear the voice of God And climbed the topmost steeple But God declared: Go down again, I dwell among the people…” by Louis I. Newman Here’s the church, and here’s the steeple Open the door and see … Continue reading

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The Last 36 Hours

High As high as a kite Way, way up in the sky Close As close as shaving cream on Warm, wet skin Peace As deep as a canyon gorge Far, far below Shattered As a rock through a windowpane Sharp, … Continue reading

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Working Mom Friday Acrostic

F ree at last!  Hallelujah free at last! R eally ready for some relaxation! I can’t wait to get home! D inner?  Who needs to eat? A ll I want is a good book and a bubble bath! Y eeaahh…Ahh… … Continue reading

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