Weekly Photo Challenge: SWEET

This week’s photo challenge: “[S]how us something (or someone) sweet.” * My son does his fair share of messing with & otherwise irritating his little sister. But he also does a good job (a really good job) of looking out for her. (Giving up his gloves to her was no small sacrifice for him. He […]

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A New Valentine’s Day Tradition

So, it’s Valentine’s Day today. There are multiple things I could say about that….multiple approaches I could take to a Valentine’s Day post. I’ve actually spent the last two or three days mulling over which one to take! An updated “conscious uncoupling” post, perhaps? (LONG overdue. I haven’t written on this subject since this one….and […]

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Daily Prompt: HORIZON

WordPress’s Daily Post gives a blogging prompt every day. Usually it’s a single word. If you choose to respond to it, you can do so in any way you feel moved to. Today, the word was HORIZON. And it got me thinking about a quote I’d read recently from Joseph Campbell. I like this quote […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SILENCE

This week’s photo challenge: “What does silence look like? Show us your take in a photograph.” * I actually had a couple of images I thought fit the challenge this week. I couldn’t decide which one to use, so left the decision up to my 8-year-old daughter. She was pretty certain it should be this one: (taken […]

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I’ve found, as time has passed and I’ve grown older, that certain music has become part of a kind of “personal soundtrack.” I’m written before here about my experience of music and memory. And I think this is a profoundly true statement: “In memory, everything seems to happen to music.” ~Tennessee Williams But this “soundtrack” […]

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