Monthly Archives: September 2015

An Autumn Harvest of Our Words…#write31days… apples of gold

Like so many of us, I could eat, breathe and sing fall! That’s why – when I first discovered the  write31days.com blog writing challenge a few years ago, I jumped in like a kid to a golden leaf pile.  (I … Continue reading

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Is there a snake in your garden?

Ohhh, the feeling this etching gives me as I smudge in the last details. Like walking inside one of those hauntingly lovely black and white films where men and ladies of the late 1800’s drive up to their mansions in … Continue reading

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A Prequel Post to the Annual Autumn 31 Days Linkup …and An Invite

A 31-Day Color Tour Invite for You… Words I remember hearing my mom say at her dad’s funeral suddenly echo lingeringly now… like the long whistle of a train, hissing steamily into my ear… “I feel like an orphan,” she … Continue reading

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In tight or free budget, there must be space for…homey

. Downsizing, she makes me a present of this beauteous, Staffordshire blue and white cream pitcher. “You exclaimed to me once how much you loved it,” she sparkles.  Then, wistfully, “And I want it to go where it will be … Continue reading

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When You Are Looking For The Color of Peace…

an on-the-brink-of-Autumn psalm Home has seemed but a wispy dream for many months.  Parched for the colors, the scents, the touch of my everyday ordinary.  So much so, that now…returning… nothing seems too infinitesimal, too banal to sing of Your … Continue reading

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A Movie Call to Simply Wondrous Prayer: “The War Room”

Can you remember a time in a neighborhood movie theater when the deeply-moved audience erupted into unexpected applause on the last note of a film? Me?  I can count these rare marvels on three fingers. The first time, it happened … Continue reading

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