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WPC: Morning has broken

Morning has broken like the first morning Blackbird has spoken like the first bird Praise for the singing Praise for the morning Praise for them springing fresh from the world Sweet the rain’s new fall, sunlit from heaven Like the first dewfall on the first grass Praise for the sweetness of the wet garden Sprung…

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When I start to lose my sh*t…

Going to my Lyme Disease doctor isn’t fun. I’ve never come out of the exam room skipping like a school and twirling my hair, for the simple fact that chronic Lyme Disease is a bitch.  No… it’s more than that.  It’s a bitch on steroids… with an attitude problem and a set of brass knuckles.…

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Memorial Day

A white marble headstone, in the Netherlands American Cemetery, marks the grave of a man who gave his life for his country during WWII.  He was killed on February 23, 1945 during the battle of the Roer River.  He was just 22 years old.  His ultimate sacrifice will not be forgotten.   Our flag does…

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WPC: Vibrant (robin’s nest)

‘Hope’ is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops, at all. And sweetest, in the Gale, is heard And sore must be the storm That could abash the little Bird That kept so many warm. I’ve heard it in the chillest land And…

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When hate becomes acceptable

When hate becomes acceptable, we are all doomed. Why is there an unwritten rule that says “if I am different from you, I am unacceptable and if you are different from me, you are unacceptable.” Why is it that we’ve become so numb to human tragedy?  Terrible violence just becomes ANOTHER shooting, ANOTHER terror attack,…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Off-Season

This week’s Word Press Weekly Photo Challenge theme is off-season.  Winter was the first thing that came to my mind and I knew the exact picture I wanted to use.  I took this picture right after one of the numerous snowstorms this winter.  It’s a barn just a short walk from my house. But then…