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Anniversary

We’ve just celebrated our fiftieth wedding anniversary with close family and lots of laughter. Great fun. And now for the next 50 … A ANNIVERSARY we came hand-in-hand down the aisle no idea that we would walk into campgrounds       a … Continue reading

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Getting Ready

I have started preparations for Christmas, but there’s a whole lot more to be done. I’ve made lists of gifts to be mailed or given, some of the baking is in the freezer, but … GETTING READY I write the … Continue reading

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Losing the Thread

Family gabfests are apt to range swiftly from one topic to another: memories shared; a touch at politics; who is doing what, when, and where. An endless discussion that leaps from math to kids to computers to books … LOSING … Continue reading

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Child on a Swing

Easter! Flowers, Easter eggs, Family, Chocolate … what more can anyone want? Daffodils … rabbits … A CHILD ON A SWING I saw this child among an alchemy of angels                         polished, sun-bright brazen in flying delight he went skyways high … Continue reading

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A Traditional Meal

Thanksgiving this weekend. Today I’m thinking of the traditions associated with the feast. But, vegetarian that I am, I will indulge in my favourite: spinach pizza. The poem is for everyone else … A A A TRADITIONAL MEAL turkey takes … Continue reading

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June Haiku

June. The month of roses and honeysuckle, the hum of bees, the beginning of summer. The time when cats sleep in the shade outside, and butterflies land in unexpected places … A A family round the table roses … A … Continue reading

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Knitted Family

I was visiting an elderly friend a while ago and became fascinated as she knitted without watching her fingers, and talked. Our conversation wandered through family … ordinary everyday things. It was comfortable and curiously comforting … A A KNITTED … Continue reading

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