Category Archives: Life

Music In My Heart

An infants grip upon my finger A puppies nibble on my ear A maidens glance that tends to linger Friendships that so long endear Quiet moments spent together Dappled sunshine in the wood Children’s laughter on the heather Words unspoken … Continue reading

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For a few years now, one of my hobbies has been rug hooking.  I find it relaxing and, with any luck at all, the finished product will be something useable.  Over time, I have experimented with different blending and coloring … Continue reading

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Beautiful Lies

I recently read a poem in which one line referred to “beautiful lies”, which on the surface, would appear to be an oxymoron.  But the more I thought about it, the more it made sense.  How often do we say something … Continue reading

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Love is the hand that touches another’s heart Love is laughing for no reason other than you want to Love is saying silly things and not caring who hears them Love is a feeling that you are better when you … Continue reading

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Marching Through Life

Thinking back on my youth, I believe that one of the best things that I did was join the military. I was like any other recent high school grad. What I had learned up to then, paled by comparison to … Continue reading

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“Thank you. Thank you very much” Ed said to the young man in the hoodie that held open the pharmacy door as he drove his power chair through it. “I appreciate it”. The young man just nodded. Rolling through the … Continue reading

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Colorful Quotes

“If you’re to choose to paint your life today… What will it be? Remember, you’re the artist, not the canvas.” ― Val Uchendu

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