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3-Bird Haiku

Chickadees, juncos, nuthatches, all familiar at our feeder, with woodpeckers and others. I keep the nut-feeder going all year (inaccessible to squirrels), but discontinue the seeds for the summer … a pair of towhees at the feeder                            maples in flower … Continue reading

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Attention Span

At some time we all have to wait in an airport, for an arrival, or to go somewhere special. We become members of line-ups, check points, controls … spend time gazing into space, day dreaming, frustrated, or accustomed … ATTENTION … Continue reading

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In The Orchestra

Concerts with choir and orchestra are a joy. My husband and one son sing in choirs, sharing the joy with enthusiasm. I try to get to their concerts, love to be there … IN THE ORCHESTRA the violinist lifts her … Continue reading

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The Casual Garden

I’m busy planning my garden; I’m not a formal gardener, tulips don’t suit me as they stand too straight, like guardsmen, and always seem to be planted in rigid rows. So, give me winding paths, flowers casually grown, and the … Continue reading

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Dental Appointment

I have a very good dentist, I like her and her staff, but I’ve been seeing rather a lot of them recently. During one session I got caught up in a Skeltonic or tumbling rhyme poem. Just one way to … Continue reading

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Michelangelo’s David

Earth day is coming up on the 22nd  and I’m remembering ten years ago when we were in Italy and I saw Michelangelo’s gift to us all, David, the real thing, for the first time. Marble from the earth we … Continue reading

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Tanka on Sky

For the stargazers: the Lyrids meteor shower appears on April 16 – April 26 each year. And the sky has presented us with endless fascination since the beginning of time, through Pythagoras, Galileo, Tycho, Newton, down to today and the … Continue reading

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