Category Archives: Life

RAINBOWS, PRIDE AND JUST LOVING MY DAUGHTER

“Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.”  – Loretta Young “Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.”   – H. Jackson Brown Jr. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each … Continue reading

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bond-less day

“Parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.” – Jim Morrison * bond-less day no, they say you never miss what you never … Continue reading

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Mortalitié – tripping the light fantastic

“No art is possible without a dance with death.” – Ericka Ostrovsky “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”            -Alan Watts … Continue reading

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Mind’s eye

Originally posted on 31 December 2011 “Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.”  – Martin Luther King Jr. “The first casualty when war comes is truth.”  –  Hiram Johnson   Mind’s eye My father fought A war Years … Continue reading

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The other side of the story – National Adoption Month

After reading an article on National Adoption Month, I wrote the following poem. The author of the article blames adoption for her issues. I remember as a young child praying each night that either my ‘real’ mother appear as ‘the … Continue reading

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Alien Landscape

  “Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you’re living?   – Bob Marley   “Not on one strand are all life’s jewels strung.”   – William Morris   “Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of … Continue reading

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Meditations on Friendship

Originally posted 9/January/2012   “In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner … Continue reading

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The shape of my dream is…

“Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.” – Oscar Wilde   “Hold fast to … Continue reading

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No – only pity in the end

“…You don’t have to wait for someone to treat you bad repeatedly. All it takes is once, and if they get away with it that once, if they know they can treat you like that, then it sets the pattern … Continue reading

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Impudence to the nth degree

Instead of the usual quote, I give you a list to ponder – Invisible Disabilities: Back Injury, Brain Injury, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Heart Condition, Muscular Disorders, Neurological Disorders, Seizure Disorders, Spinal Disorders, Bone Disorders, Chronic Injuries, Organ Transplant, Oxygen … Continue reading

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