Monthly Archives: September 2019

Wouldn’t It Be Loverly…

If either a Democratic or Republican candidate wrote an ad or tweeted the following (from an early Henry Bulletin of the Town of Martinsville, Virginia:) Four years ago as you well know                  … Continue reading

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Mneumonic Help for a Meditation

The meditation I hold most dear was given to me years ago by a mystic who  lived atop Black Mountain, North Carolina.  The only difficulty was that there are a series of things to “let go,” and the order has … Continue reading

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WHO DID HE BELONG TO?

He was curled up into himself like a babe, the remains we found around the bend beside the brook, as we perambulated without a care until this old fellow came into view. Poor, by his looks, and quite dead and … Continue reading

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SOFT LANDING

Sure,  time’s moving faster, whitewater rafting between treacherous shoals. Slow it down, slow it down! Time’s winged chariot catches one’s breath. How to gentle into a peaceful landing…How best to live until we drift into the long day’s end?   … Continue reading

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I’m Going to Get Younger

When I look at some of the blogs with thousands of followers and I look at mine, I’m dissatisfied.  So I plan to lose about 55 years. I’ve got a cute teenage photo that I can use.  What brought this … Continue reading

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FAST DESCENT (in 1975)

Hurtling through the mirror maze young-old embryo. Contorted, misshapen, falling back one-eye. Cry “Peace!” Cyclops crazy beady, heavy. Where am I? Who? Brown. Old contankerous brazen brassy witch-bitch delirious. Stop! Simple smirky purple  prude. I am the glamorous sham. Damn. … Continue reading

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Hints for Wagon Train Travelers

From overland.com/hints: The following are some hints given folks who went west on wagon trains, like our ancestors did. A few: Don’t grease your hair before starting or dust will stick there in sufficient quantities to make a respectable ‘tater’ … Continue reading

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