Category Archives: Descriptive

It’s Me, God

I wanted to do something that I don’t do often enough.  Just wanted to say thanks for all the lovely weather we are currently having.  The sky couldn’t be bluer nor the sun brighter warming the skin where there is … Continue reading

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Spring Is Sprung

“Spring is sprung, the grass is riz, I wonder where the flowers is,” or as a professor put it once, “Spring is when the iron in your blood turns to lead in your bottom.” It’s springtime here early though it is.  Blooms … Continue reading

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Learning and relearning

My mother was a quiet, dignified woman who in my eyes could do anything and do it well.  She could also be fun loving with her sharp sense of humor.  Her dark brown eyes could relay warmth and love or a … Continue reading

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The Birds, The Birds

Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” film is one that bears watching repeatedly over the years.  It’s fun and fearful by turns.  Tippi Hedren plays her role of Melanie Daniels superbly as the aloof, spoiled heiress who obviously has way too much time … Continue reading

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Shifting Gears

Change brings many things in life.  When moving, you are saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new.  Everything is an adventure and the adrenaline runs high.  The thrill of it all gives you energy to do what … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Family

It’s early afternoon now and I get to sit down for a while.  My back is saying thank you as the knotted muscles loosen.  DirecTV is here and both men have worked steadily for the past two hours.  My son … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Silence

When I woke up this morning, I felt this wariness and wondered what was going on.  I laid there trying to wake up and listened, but there was no noise to wake me nor was there anyone stirring.  So, we were … Continue reading

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And the Heat Goes On

 It was hot in June, hotter in July, and, I hope, the hottest in August.  If memory serves, there was only one day in June where the high temperature was under 90 degrees.  July ran about the same, but the … Continue reading

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A Summer’s Rainy Day

Last night, we had a quick shower with big, heavy drops and the morning was so dark that lights were required to see the keys on my computer.  Now, it is raining again a gentle, quiet rain now that the … Continue reading

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An Idyllic Evening

The sun is just setting and the temperature and humidity are both at a tolerable level.  The swing sways gently on the screened-in porch while cicadas hum gently from the trees serenaded by the few birds still singing their song.  Crepe myrtles bloom and fade as … Continue reading

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