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Instinct

  Instinct bodies can bruise, stagger,  and tilt with a breeze psyches can hamper, crack, and smile with an angle but spirit-awakened instinct cannot be lead astray Written for The Sunday Whirl using the twelve words pictured above.  I do enjoy the creative … Continue reading

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Like Hemingway

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I recently read A Moveable Feast written by Ernest Hemingway about his early years in Paris.  He shares memories of himself and other writers living in or visiting Paris during the years he lived in Europe.  The book … Continue reading

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Childhood Memories

I remember life in a white farmhouse by the bend in a dirt lane.  Late afternoons my brother and I ran behind the barns and through the meadow to bring in the cows.  Down that lane past the white house and … Continue reading

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Mulled Wine

Poet Mariya Koleva’s prompt at WordsmithStudio.org and Bolton Carley’s Candy-Coated Love-Fest have me remembering my late husband and our fun times together.  Since before we married, we loved trying new foods.  Doug enjoyed preparing food more than I, and he enjoyed a glass of … Continue reading

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Enough

Decided to give the Sunday Whirl a try. The words this week are miserable, fuss, wish, go, again, interest, bust, figure, prove, straight, enough, and sweet. Here is my attempt: Enough! Figure it out. Don’t fuss about being miserable. Go straight to … Continue reading

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Mystical Experience

The tree to the left is a dogwood on my property.  Although it is now autumn in Atlanta, I want to share an experience I had in the spring with two Japanese Tulip trees. That warm, sunshine-filled day, I was eating lunch … Continue reading

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Interview with Australian author Benjamin Grant Mitchell

Today I’m pleased to introduce you to author Benjamin Grant Mitchell.  Ben is special to me because he was the first blogger to comment on my debut post at Later, Miss Slater.  I was excited because he was a writer from the other … Continue reading

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Groping for the Next Rung…

Have you ever felt you were groping for the next thing to do?  Did you arrive at a fork in your journey and you couldn’t decide to go right or left?  Is it late enough in your personal journey to know that this may … Continue reading

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Have you heard?

Have you heard about Toya Shibata?  She is a living testament to…it is never too late.   I kept a picture of Shibata on my refrigerator for a long time because she is an amazing example of a late bloomer. Shibata was … Continue reading

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Reading Dylan

I am a fan of Bob Dylan’s songwriting, his old man voice, his storytelling ability, and the many layers in his music.   I was glad to hear that Dylan was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. When I finished reading … Continue reading

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