Monthly Archives: May 2014

Maya Angelou – A Bird Uncaged and Singing

Maya Angelou died today. Many of us will miss her clear focused words. No apologies. She was no saint, but she wrapped her arms around all the sinners in forgiveness that the world denied them. She knew life is unfair … Continue reading

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George Mallory and that Big Hill

I just viewed a documentary about George Mallory who may or may not have stood on the top of the world long before Hillary and Tenzing. Some voyagers to the summits and depths and distances of our universe carry more … Continue reading

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Female Perspectives

We may have come a long way, baby, but there is still a long road ahead. In the news in the last few days we have schoolgirl kidnappings in Africa, a female executive of a major newspaper being fired for … Continue reading

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MOTHER

Today is mother’s day. Many women in the world are receiving at least the one day of praise for all the days they deserve the praise. My mother was a hard woman,and for her my feelings were always mixed. She … Continue reading

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Thinking In Poetry

Spring lends itself to thinking in poetry. Who coud resist the lushness of imagery that makes us almost swoon under the weight of emotion? Here’s one I wrote a few Springtimes ago…. The dazzle of the night where stars toss … Continue reading

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