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Rainstorm and Rainbow Revelry on a Cloudless Day

I love rain drops and rainstorms, reveling in the many sounds they make, the feel of raindrops on my skin, the sight of each drop as it splash-dances onto whatever it touches, the way they freshen the air, and the … Continue reading

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They Are Not Gone

(Source: “Rumi’s photo” as seen on FB). “Death has nothing to do with going away. The sun sets. The moon sets. But they are not gone.” -Rumi

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The Battle Outside My Window

A mighty battle raged outside my window I was witness to the awesome show Between the clouds, wind, rain, and sun The combatants fought on unwilling to run Clouds and wind were fickle allies In the ever-changing skies First fought … Continue reading

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Earth’s Music

“The Earth has music for those who listen.” –Wm Shakespeare From the rhythm of ocean waves To the dance by sun and moon Everything has a cadence If we listen for its tune. –Russ Towne

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An Unexpected Pleasure

I have mentioned a time or two that it sometimes takes awhile for me to become human in the morning–and often involves substantial amounts of caffeine in order to do so. Today was one of those mornings. I was awakened … Continue reading

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An Old Guy and a Bucket of Shrimp

An aunt sent this story to me today. I enjoyed it and thought you would too. I haven’t verified the accuracy of the story. I often find value in stories whether they are true or not. This one falls into … Continue reading

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Paradise

My beloved wife and I spent today in paradise. We walked in an ancient redwood forest along a large creek with clear flowing water, small waterfalls, and deep pools. All around us towered my favorite tree as we walked among … Continue reading

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