Tag Archives: #life

Not Always Eye-to-Eye But Always Heart-to-Heart

Christmas, snowmen, the color blue, the ocean, windchimes, peanut butter cookies, Patrick Swayze, the movie “Ghost,” coconut shrimp, hanging flower baskets, lilacs, Doo Wop, my dad, my brother, me, extended family, friends, birds, ceramics, badminton… These were a few of … Continue reading

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Poetic Captions #12

I teach the younger women in my life that the best makeup is sunscreen, the best filter is natural light, and that they are beautiful just the way they are. To lead by example, I show them pictures of myself. … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #20

This is not the post I originally planned to share today. However, there have been so many mass shootings in the news lately, it is raining and cold, and everything is gray, dead, and ugly. So, my heart is pulling … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #13

I wrote this poem two years ago for my aunt, who was battling cancer at the time. We don’t always see eye-to-eye, but fortunately, I am not the type of person who has to agree with every topic to get … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #10

A Prayer for Thanksgiving I like to imagine prayer as a flower For when we pray we open our whole selves– to the sun or the moon to the universe we know there’s something more– we can’t see or touch … Continue reading

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Fever Induced Dreams

Not this past Friday, but the Friday before, I tested positive for Covid. I feel much better, but I’m still not 100% over it. That Friday night and the following Saturday were the worst of it. Do you know those … Continue reading

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Bow to Your Mistress

Of all the things I am certain about myself, my ability to adapt to change is my favorite. I have been dragged through the mud, dropped on my ass only to ever be second best so many times that I … Continue reading

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Fall Has Always Been My Favorite Season

My thoughts driftbetween the heavy rainand thunderstorm cloudsto the rays of goldstretching through the sailson the Chesapeake there is something to be saidfor those cotton sundress sunsetsgolden sparkles danceacross the skyneon colors kiss the sailssummer stains all in its wake … Continue reading

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I took the Trash Out to the Curb and Contemplated Life

and worried… what if the sun dies?and I thought about Maine,and how as a child, I used to tell my mother“One day, I’m going to be Stephen King’s neighbor.”my imagination carrying me as the sun shone through the trees, just … Continue reading

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Magic in the Miles

In a world that measures success by the miles, I find it important to pause…So, I stand still on my front porch, my eyes fixed on the horizon, a cup of coffee in one hand. Life is about the little … Continue reading

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