Monthly Archives: June 2013

Choosing Forever

Originally posted on oldmainer:
I listen to the crunch of gravel as I drive slowly down the central avenue of the cemetery.  I gaze at the headstones, clustered on either side, some showing their age, while all silently stand watch…

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The Gift

Originally posted on oldmainer:
It’s gone, the thundering voice of destruction, leaving behind the shattered lives and loves of yesterday.  The darkness is broken only by the sounds of silence.  I am alive, but dare not breathe for fear it…

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Lethal Injection

(Contains strong language)  I sit on my cot, listening to the sounds that tumble about in the hall outside my cell.  I look up startled,  as the cell door slides open and a man in black enters.  He carries a … Continue reading

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Kittens In The Barn

Originally posted on oldmainer:
Stepping on the porch, he stamps his feet to remove the mud from his boots before taking them off and placing them beside the door.  As he enters the kitchen, he immediately smells the familiar aroma…

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Did You Ever

Originally posted on Ink lings:
Did you ever walk in sunshine, following a rain Did you ever hold a loved one when you knew they were in pain Did you ever smile at someone just because you could Did you…

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A Child Outside

Originally posted on Ink lings:
Chalk it up to age I guess, but I often find myself comparing today’s environment to that in which I lived as a kid.  Everything was new and exciting then.  Discovery was there for the…

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A Second Look

Originally posted on oldmainer:
Time was, when I had far less miles and fewer oil changes, I had a mindset that there was a right and wrong to everything. No gray, no pink, no whatever. Serious thought about most anything…

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Sorting Through The Debris

Originally posted on oldmainer:
It seems that we cannot read a paper or watch the news without a report of a flood, fire, drought, earthquake, hurricane or tornado somewhere.  Is it that these occurrences are happening more frequently, or are we just more exposed…

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Roads Traveled

Originally posted on oldmainer:
This is just a bit of nostalgia penned after driving some of the back roads of Maine and passing old farms, many no longer active.  My thoughts took me to the days when they were still…

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Quigleys Law

Since childhood, we are all schooled in the laws of the universe.  Take for instance Newton’s laws of motion.  A body at rest remains at rest and a body in motion remains in motion etc.  Or for every action there … Continue reading

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