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The Shape of Things to Come

Last night during a visit by Thomas and his baby sister Riley to my Beloved and me, we had home made pizzas. Thomas wanted to make them into shapes. His was a square, mine a rectangle, and my Beloved’s was a heart. They … Continue reading

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“Greater Than Gold” (first draft of a lyric from my poem of the same name)

Greater Than Gold My little girl saw a homeless man Said, “Daddy he looks hungry and thin May I use my allowance To buy a meal for him?” He was surprised when she reached out With a big burger and … Continue reading

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My Daily Fix

One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture and, if it were possible, speak a few reasonable words. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, poet, dramatist, novelist, and philosopher (1749-1832) (Source: … Continue reading

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Send In the Cavalry!

As our children got into their mid to-later-teen years, they and their friends used to “hang out” a lot at our house, and usually in our living room. It probably had a lot to do with the fact that My … Continue reading

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“All You Need Is Love” Isn’t True!

While the Beatle’s song “All You Need Is Love” is a beautiful song and I WISH it were true, it simply isn’t. Maybe it seems that way for people who have many material possessions, but there have been times in … Continue reading

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Loma Prieta Earthquake: The BIG One (So Far) Part 3 of 3

The aftershocks kept coming, sporadic and of varying intensity. We decided to see if any of the radio stations had come back up so we bundled everyone and went out to my car in the garage and sat in the … Continue reading

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Of The Good In You I Can Speak

“…Of the Good in you I can speak, but not of the Evil. For what is Evil but Good–tortured by its own hunger and thirst? When Good is hungry, it seeks food, even in dark caves, and when it thirsts, … Continue reading

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