Tag Archives: happiness

Return To Yesteryear

Whenever I visit with my mother, it’s inevitable that my mind shifts to the experiences of growing up in St. Louis. I suppose it’s not uncommon for an individual to feel “haunted” as it were by the place in which he … Continue reading

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Perfectly Imperfect

Celebrating National Poetry Month again today, I bring this post to you from my mother’s kitchen table in St. Peters Missouri. I arrived earlier today and we’ve got all kinds of things planned for the next couple days. Lots of food, … Continue reading

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Listening Classically

In multiple other posts on this blog, I’ve written about music. From the time I was old enough to verbalize, I sang. All through my early years, I soloed often and joined with various music groups to express myself vocally. … Continue reading

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Each One, A Precious Gift

Yesterday was World Down Syndrome Day. In a post I wrote last year, The Quest for Perfect, I included a video link that featured my niece, Charlotte (shown to the left). Then not long ago, my daughter-in-law told me her good … Continue reading

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Forsythia Redux

Today’s post is a tribute. First of all, it’s a continuation of yesterday’s post in which I promised TC Conner an original poem in his honor. Unlike me, TC appears to be quite a well-versed gardener. (How’s that for a double-entendre, TC?) … Continue reading

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The Splits

Writers, in my view, can be a strange lot. Our internal conversations may from time to time exhibit something of a split personality, though this would not be a clinical condition. In my experience, I am a creator, on the … Continue reading

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Use Or Lose

Time waits for no man … so the saying goes. I would add it waits for no woman either. Then I would add it waits for no writer either. Each of us has the same resource as we begin our … Continue reading

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