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A Clean Slate

Happy New Year! We’ve turned the corner, turned over a new leaf, feel brand new with resolutions made (I don’t make them), a sense of looking forward to new adventures, challenges … A CLEAN SLATE laundered   starched                                  ironed  and folded … Continue reading

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These Hallowed Evenings

Halloween coming up: ghosts and goblins, witches and other scaries, will haunt our streets, begging for candy. A time for thinking of those who have died, those memories that remain with us, in this celebration of ancient beliefs … THESE … Continue reading

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Cosmic

I don’t make New Year resolutions (my resolution is not to make them) but I’ve been pondering my place in the universe, myself a micro-dot in the scale of the cosmos. I have no conclusion except that I do have … 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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Tourist Senryu

One of the interesting things about travelling is watching other people, other tourists, how we/they behave in another country, how they/we re-act in crowded or rural situations … tourists . . .                                             the cows turn to watch us ***** suitcases … Continue reading

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Flight Delay

This month was renamed in 8 BCE in honour of Augustus Caesar, because it was the time of several of his greatest triumphs. Gladiolus or poppy are the birth flowers, meaning strength of character, beauty, love, and family. And how … Continue reading

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Postcard from Lisbon

It’s the time of year when lots of people travel to far off places, struggle with visas, foreign languages (we learn at least ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ in the appropriate language before we go), currency exchange, etc.. Then there’s the … Continue reading

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