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there are times when the words come easily and flow quickly, faster than my fingers can fly across the keyboard other times I sit and ponder and read and try to find the words and perhaps, it has just occurred to me, that instead of searching for the words that seem to elude me those… Continue reading listening

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The Countdown is ON

Around here we have some countdowns going on.  Several actually.  It didn't occur to me today which one might be foremost in my mind, in my subconscious even, until I saw this on the road while Miss Sophie and I were taking our morning constitutional earlier today. The first thing that came to my mind… Continue reading The Countdown is ON

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In the Waiting and Uncertainty

Yesterday I was at the Getting Place getting some "stuff," and this gave me pause. And made me a little sad. The Easter Bunny brought us jelly beans every year, tucked in our green plastic grass that was put away in a bread bag every year for safekeeping until the next Easter.  And every year, I would dig… Continue reading In the Waiting and Uncertainty

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In the Quiet of the Waiting

Have you ever been to a sporting event? High school football game? Little League baseball game?  It's a bit rowdy and full of excitement and noise, right? Even when sitting in a theater and waiting for a play to start or waiting in your pew for a church service to start, there's a rustling and… Continue reading In the Quiet of the Waiting