Movement

To quiet my mind zig zagging through the oh-so-important and meaningless ideas that whip around my brain I sit motionless on the bench, no sounds of people around unwavering, and breathe deep from within again again until I feel the tension slowly dissipate from my muscles, bones, sinew, and mind. Then I become aware there …

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Twilight Bliss

A mural of muted rose to pale gold to midnight blue reflected from sky to water then seemingly back into the clouds. A pair of ducks sits on the color-splashed surface taking in the night sky, diving for dinner. The lone fisherman, snaps his line as he casts into the lake causing a ripple of …

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Lifeline

With an ill family member a plane ride away that little rectangular tool called the Cell Phone so full of need and escape in a hand-held box that I sometimes abhor, (when others are hypnotized and friends engaged in the screen instead of today and engaging conversation) has become my lifeline. I carry it on …

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Embrace Everyday Moments

Life is not remembered by one stupendous event defined by horror or humor or elation. Rather, it is a compilation of moments lived daily, sometimes highlighted by a singular chance occurrence. Embrace each sunrise with an open mind a heart willing to accept the mundane as extraordinary with stupendous times sprinkled throughout. Near the end, …

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Into the Storm

Flakes flutter in the evening sky ones, tens, then quickly thousands, millions, uncountable swirling, spinning wipers useless non existent then tendrils of snow snake across the highway rippling waves dancing mezmorising as they rise up to meet those in flight blinding us. Hiding barely in sight the black F150 truck we have been following for …

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The Screen Seduction

Screens So innocent when blank, flat, closed hidden, reflective on laps, wrists, eyes, desks silently beckoning.   Flick the button. Once lit, they can captivate frustrate, mesmerize, create, we lose ourselves, lose hours, lose days find our family, explore our world and beyond steal identity, steal time, steal someone else’s love, steal innocence color, black …

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