Category Archives: love

Trifextra Challenge – 38 Syllables for Scott

The first time I saw. . . Black hair Sweet grin Cheeks with sharp bones Eyes with light I knew. The first time I felt… His kiss His hand His breath I knew It was true true love…     … Continue reading

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First Thing You Learn is That You ALWAYS Gotta Wait

My heart is a little heavy today.  Lou Reed has died.  I’m very fond of Lou Reed. Very fond. He stands beside David Bowie as one of my really early influences in music-beyond-the-radio. Of course it was my friend, Karen*, … Continue reading

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I Hope That Every Teacher Out There is Someone’s Favorite.

This post is dedicated to all teachers – with special love to my Aunt M – a teacher I wish I had gotten to have and my cousins C & L – I would also love to see them in … Continue reading

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Giddy with Excitement – Daily Prompt

Michelle at WordPress poses this question: When you’re giddy with excitement, does time speed up? Slow down? Tell us about the experience of anticipation. I spend much of my time giddy with excitement.  I know- I require a lot of … Continue reading

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The Power of Cooking

This is what my son haughtily (well if I’m being HONEST, rudely) informed me one night when I was making a dinner that he was not interested in eating.  “Mom, I can eat what I want because I have the … Continue reading

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The First Day of School ~ Smile

August is upon us – for many in the US, it signals a time for school to start, or at least for the start of ‘back to school’ thoughts.  I know it brings mixed emotions for many parents – especially … Continue reading

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Open Your Heart – and the Rest Will Follow

I’m particularly fond of this story, and I hope I do it justice. It touches on all the things that are good, like hope, kindness and caring. In a world where people are afraid to reach out because they might … Continue reading

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Happy Annibirthversaryday, Blog

Dear Blog, Happy Annibirthversaryday! Today you are one years old.  You’re growing up so fast – I can hardly believe we’ve been together this long.  It still feels so fresh and new. But look at you! Potty trained, walking, talking, … Continue reading

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Station to Station

Le Clown invited me to his space – to write about David Bowie – and I thank him. Please come over and have a read. His story is – well, his story. I dedicate my story to one of the … Continue reading

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My Special Little Guy has Finally Started Walking!

I have been following Steph on her journey with her sweet little son, Jude. As a Mom of a kid that also had/has some struggles; my heart fills with joy at the MONUMENTAL turn of events for this little boy. … Continue reading

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