Red String Magic

I was straightening up today and came upon some yarn I’d given my daughter for some game she was playing. It was red yarn, a string of it. And it got me thinking again about something I read a week or two ago, via WordPress’s Daily Post: “The “red string” is an ancient belief that […]

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A Journey in Pictures and Song (or, Weekly Writing Challenge: SNAPSHOTS)

Below is my take on this week’s Weekly Writing Challenge, put out by WordPress.  This week, the theme was “Snapshots” – essentially a challenge to describe a scene in words that you would otherwise take a picture of.  I’ve probably taken too many liberties with this theme; I doubt what I’ve written here really qualifies […]

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Coming Into the Holiday Season

There’s something about this time of year that makes me feel…I don’t know. I used the word “melancholy” in my last post when I was referencing this feeling – and I chose that word because I couldn’t come up with a better word choice. It’s sort of the right choice.  But not quite. Here’s the […]

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