Reel Feel

”What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.” —T.S. Eliot Hello Love, I have attempted to write this post since December—I say “attempted” because the experience was emotional, and expressing emotions with words isn’t easy. In my attempt […]

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Words to Remember

PEOPLE ARE OFTEN UNREASONABLE, ILLOGICAL, AND SELF CENTERED; FORGIVE THEM ANYWAY If YOU ARE KIND, PEOPLE MAY ACCUSE YOU OF SELFISH, ULTERIOR MOTIVES BE KIND ANYWAY IF YOU ARE SUCCESSFUL, YOU WILL WIN SOME FALSE FRIENDS AND SOME TRUE ENEMIES; SUCCEED ANYWAY; IF YOU ARE HONEST AND FRANK, PEOPLE MAY CHEAT YOU; BE HONEST AND […]

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Glenwood Springs

My older son Liam and his girlfriend Annie stole me away to their new mountain dwelling in Glenwood Springs on top of a hill. But really it was I who did the stealing, asking if I could spend the night after we had dinner in town on Superbowl night. I knew I would be leaving […]

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Birthday Poem

A luscious poem, A Birthday by Victorian poet Christina Rossetti (1830-1894) and illustration by Florence Harrison. Published in 1910, The Poems of Christina Rossetti was Florence Harrison’s (1877-1955) first book of illustrations for Blackie and Sons. Savor it with me. A Birthday by Christina Georgina Rossetti My heart is like a singing bird                   Whose nest is in a water’d […]

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Thoughts on a Birthday Morning

Hello Lovelies! The morning of my birthday, I decided to go on a run near the neighborhood where I was staying. (Those are the snowy Indian Peaks behind me in the distance.) It felt really good to notice the contrast in temperature between Florida and Colorado. Florida does get cold and rainy, which is what […]

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Happy Birthday Fellow Aquarians!

Hello Luminitas, My older brother sent me this little gem of a song this morning, along with a little note. Happiest of Birthdays, Amelie. The two most important days of your life are the day you were born and the day you figure out why. Cheers to your why! We we were partners in crime in […]

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Remembering – Mary Oliver

On January 17, 2019, American poet Mary Oliver — who won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, died at the age of 83. She leaves behind a vast body of literary work, one of which includes a sweet and lovely poem from the book Thrift, by Beacon Press, 2006. She is best known for poems […]

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