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MY RECENT POSTS
- Words of my Mother Part 16:
May 10, 2014 04:04PM
- Man With a Heart of Gold: Neil
November 12, 2013 10:08AM
- Words of my Mother Part 15:
Short and Sweet
October 05, 2013 12:53PM
- Words of my Mother Part 14:
October 03, 2013 09:31PM
- Words of My Mother: Part 13
October 02, 2013 09:34PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “OMG. My husband was a
store engineer in Sears in
brings back many a
July 22, 2014 01:01AM
- “What an adventure! Love
Miss Rumphius and read it to
grade students many
July 18, 2014 01:38PM
- “Very accurate. I adore
spending time with my
ages 10 and 6.
July 18, 2014 01:33PM
- “Great tribute to a blues
guitarist genius. Thanks for
July 18, 2014 01:28PM
July 11, 2014 10:55AM
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Born in Canada, but closely associated with northern California, Neil Young’s massive fan base appreciates his simple yet complex lyrics, his energetic live performances, and his authentic presentation of himself. I think one would be hard-pressed to name a tim… Read full post »
Much of Mom's pre-Alzheimer's poetry consists of just a few lines. Today, in honor of her rapidly approaching 90th birthday tomorrow, I am sharing a collection of them, with my photography.
All during the night
the cypress had clutched the fog
tight to her breast.
With the… Read full post »
Raspberry jam streaks criss-cross the evening sky,
as a setting sun turns it the color of cotton candy.
Soon a black velvet blanket covers the stars
and the moon hides
like a sand dollar hides on the beach.
Clouds wash it into view again,
like the ocean waves wash… Read full post »
Many here are not in the least bit interested in news of the royal birth that happened in London yesterday. But it was obviously of interest to many around the globe. In the relatively few years since Prince William's birth, technology's rapid advances has enabled news to fly around the globe… Read full post »
On this Mother's Day I'd like to think of the mother I used to have B.A.- Before Alzheimer's. The poet, the jewelry maker, the crafter, the gardener, the reader, the music lover. None of those things exist in her any longer.
But I am left with her words.
Happy… Read full post »
Welcome to Psychedelic Saturday.
A weekly post dedicated to all things psychedelic. Post your reflections on psychedelic happenings via your stories, photos, art, or poetry.
It's not what you think. It's not LSD or DMT or cannabis. I… Read full post »
Welcome to Psychedelic Saturday!
A weekly post dedicated to all things psychedelic. Post your reflections on psychedelic happenings via you stories, photos, art, or poetry.
For the past 34 years I've been married to a Dead Head. Prior to that I knew of The Grateful Dead, but was not… Read full post »
Submission 3 to Open Call of Psychedelic Saturday:
I Am the Walrus
from The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour Album released in 1967.
According to John Lennon he said he wrote the first two lines of the song on separate occasisons, both times while on acid. It was also the first… Read full post »
A Simple Shutterbug issued a gallery challenge to show our summer.I have to start with my all time favorite summer song. Please enjoy while you read.
From small town parade
to mountain lakes
Simple joys in life.
I am grateful for… Read full post »
Today my husband and I celebrate our 34th anniversary. In looking back over the years there are so many moments that have defined our marriage, enhanced it, or were just plain fun. So, John, this one is for you. Happy anniversary. I love you.
1978 We married.… Read full post »
July 12, 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of The Rolling Stones first ever live performance. I am reposting this Mick Jagger tribute I wrote last year. Many of the video links had been discontinued, so I redid them all. Hope you find some time in your day for a little bit… Read full post »
It's everywhere these days: the green smoothie. Eating more fruits and vegetables and less of everything else is better for us. So say the experts. I've seen various versions of the green smoothie on Dr. Oz's tv show, The Doctors, the Food Network, online, and in assorted magazines and food sections… Read full post »