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End of Year Carol

The greenest green against white hills presses cold into my unseen painting of a world robbed of summer for winter’s sharp touch. Advertisements

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Music and Winter

We are seduced by the strings and woodwinds of outrageous holidays.Some times I fight it, but sometimes I just give in to the wraparound of comfort from the bareness of Life.  I can no longer sing sweetly, but I find … Continue reading

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The Ambiguity of the Season

Fake smiles and stories with happy endings that don’t match what I read each day in the news.  We feel life should promise us more than a gift card and a onetime great meal.  We feel the music should uplift … Continue reading

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Dreams are the Such of Writers

I keep dreaming about Invisible Joan.  I can’t see her completely because she is part of the shadows. She turns up in my dreams here and there.  I feel soon I will write her story: Joan as a child heard … Continue reading

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A Long Journey Home

It has been many years since Matthew Shepherd was tied to a fence and left to die in Wyoming .  He was a trusting young man, unable to fight back  against hatred.   His crime was his innocence in reaching … Continue reading

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Finding the Merry in the Maudlin

It’s hard to keep a smile on my face with much of what is going on now in the big blue marble of a world.  Halloween does not delight me as it does children and would-be children.  The colors of … Continue reading

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Belief is Beyond Factual

It is hard to explain to those ready to condemn that belief in a woman who comes out about sexual assault is akin to religious belief.  It transcends tangible evidence.  Usually, unless it is immediately documented, that evidence isn’t there.  … Continue reading

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