Tag Archives: food

Score One for the 1st Amendment & Helping Others

Image credit: Marcus Wallis via Unsplash.com A U.S. federal court has ruled that people have the Constitutional right to distribute food in a public place. The homeless can now be fed in public places without the Good Samaritans fearing arrest … Continue reading

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What a Great Idea!

Grandma’s cooking “Just like grandma used to make.” Instead of hiring chefs, a restauranteur hires real grandmas from around the world, and has them cook authentic regional dishes in his kitchen. Brilliant! Sources: Gothamist, Now I Know That’s Half the … Continue reading

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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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