Category Archives: Perspective

Full Disclosure

I never saw it coming. It never even occurred to me that I would be seen as one of “them”. I have been around a long time and have watched my nation and our world continue to evolve. And I, … Continue reading

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Colorful Quotes

“The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most.” ― John Ruskin, The Stones of Venice

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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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Friendship

I saw a video on CBS Sunday morning news last week that described studies that have recently been done on friendship, and it’s importance in our lives. Basically, they performed some tests which were done alone and then done again … Continue reading

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Requiem

When we moved back to  Maine several years ago, we settled in a small town not too far from the old mill towns of Lewiston and Auburn. I have visited the area often and am fascinated by the old mill … Continue reading

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But Now I See

This morning I read a post called “Perceptions” written by blogger “Butterfly Sand” about disabilities and how they can be perceived by strangers and casual acquaintances.  It bears an important message.  As such, I am republishing this post I made … Continue reading

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Like A Willow

Like a willow in the wind Life moves without direction Responding to a subtle nudge From the hand of choice

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