A Welcoming View

They all congregated around the towering spitting Crown Fountain, gazing up at giant eyes or to the puddles or to their friends with selfie sticks, digital cameras with ginormous lenses, iPads, iPhones. Some skipped capturing the moment but were laughing, pointing, hugging, ignoring, whispering a sweet love word, lost in music, chasing, resting, reading, working. …

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Enchanting blue waves frolic and play chasing those they cannot outrun before they collapse back onto themselves merging with the surface, tiny white caps with their spittle of salty froth spraying jumping then vanish as they mix with the undulating surface. Caribbean secrets swirling, swimming, sucking, sexing beneath as we glide south the horizon beckoning …

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7 Minutes of Silence

It's sometimes my favorite part of the day. 6:53-7:00 am. One child has left for the bus, two others and my husband are still asleep until the 7 am alarms jar them from slumber.  If I'm not preparing dinner, I absorb this perfect peace and hope to keep it within throughout the day.  At this time of …

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