Monthly Archives: February 2019

Still Cookin

As any of you that follow me knows, a couple of months ago I decided to participate in cooking the evening meal.  We have always shared the prep duties, but the cooking part has always been hers.  So I volunteered … Continue reading

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Rainy Afternoon

Wet fingers tapping on my window Restless clouds tumble across the sky The wind freshens A new scent fills the air Melancholy pervades my being I retreat into solitary hours Spent in reflection Lost in myself Isolation hangs heavy Restraints … Continue reading

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Too Late To Be Scared

My involvement in youth today has been reduced to a spectator sport.  So many years have passed since I was one that it seems kind of speculative that I was ever in the game.  When I think back to those … Continue reading

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Back In The Saddle Again

I sometimes think I am living in the past , given a lot of the stuff I write about. Memories, old stories, and recollections. However, I don’t think I live there actually, but I do visit a lot. I guess … Continue reading

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Basking In the Son

I didn’t date in high school.  Not that I didn’t want to.  It’s just that I wasn’t prepared for a relationship.  And the reason I wasn’t prepared is I had no money, I had no car, and I had no … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Dating, Family, Future, Generations, Home, Kids, Life, Mom's, Reflection, Relationships, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Life’s Windows

In youth I looked at life through my front window Everything was new and unexplored Expectations flowed like rushing water Nothing that I viewed could be ignored Paths untested prompted me to venture Inhale the fragrance of discovery Taste the … Continue reading

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Angel Flight

This was sent to me this morning and I knew I had to share it.  God bless our men and women in uniform.

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Age Is Just A Number

It is said age is just a number and it is usually said by someone that has a lot of them.  I guess it is just one of the phases we all go through.  When you were a kid, you … Continue reading

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Through The Years

“Time and tides, wait for no man” In another month, my wife and I will celebrate our fifty first wedding anniversary.  Wow, where did the time go?  Seems like it hasn’t been that long since she at eighteen and I … Continue reading

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How Cold Is It??

It is so cold that I put on my socks before going to the bathroom.

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