Category Archives: Future

Moving On

Today I am wearing a tee shirt that says “If You Can Read This, You Are Standing Too Close”, a testament to the year we have just spent. When I bought it, I gave no thought to the possibility of … Continue reading

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About Face

Monday was a ‘feeling out’ day. Maine went mask-less on May 24th, and I for one was ready. However, just because our Gov said it was OK, with reservations of course, didn’t mean that every business, and/or person, had signed … Continue reading

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Hindsight Is 2020

I saw the attached on an email sent to me this morning.  It puts to rhyme the year that we have just survived and points to a future, ideologically, that is a return to a different, but better life then … Continue reading

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Sorting Through The Debris

The other day I was working with my archives and stumbled across a post I wrote back in 2012. It was when life was ‘normal’, the reality being that our normal still held it’s share of disasters. Many or most … Continue reading

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No, We Didn’t Have That

Due in large part to the eclectic mix of friends I have collected, I am frequently the recipient of a variety of media via text and email. Contained within have been a few examples of all the stuff the younger … Continue reading

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Masked Motives

Well, it had to happen I guess.  And it finally did.  I kind of knew it was just a matter of time because I have a difficult time being quiet.  But it has always been that way.  I have a … Continue reading

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Horizons

I wake to new horizonsDistant vistas kiss my eyesWas it only yesterdayI walked neath tranquil skies Where has the familiar goneMy perspective is unclearI struggle to make sense of itIs now my future here I cast my gaze about meBut … Continue reading

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Perplexed

Second hand is now recycled Pre-owned is what was called used What was thrown away recovered Some wear and tear was once abused How we strive to change the verbiage Make things sound much more like new When in fact … Continue reading

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Renewal

As the sun moved slowly toward the heavens And mountains annulled the remnants of the night. The moon acknowledged entrance of the sunrise Brooks and streams babbled in the light But the people unaware, instead embraced fear Consumed by the … Continue reading

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Resolution

And as he closed the door On an outer world Infused with doubt and fear He turned to look anew Upon what now remained Within this edifice This wooden womb Exists his survival Alone among millions Surrounded by none But … Continue reading

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