Monthly Archives: December 2011

Bittersweet sigh of the heart

New Year’s Eve arises like a soft hush, a bittersweet sigh of the heart. Should auld acquaintance be forgot… Dawn refuses to paint the horizon in stained-glass reds and pinks and oranges until after 8:15 a.m. in this far cusp of the … Continue reading

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Sitting cross-legged by the burning wood stove

As many of you know or don’t know, I spend lots of time meditating here in the woods. Meditation started seriously for this one in 2003. Since no formal teacher materialized to teach me, I started sitting cross-legged on the … Continue reading

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Please, Newt, do not call!

Dear Newt Gingrich, USA presidential candidate, please quit calling us. We are on the do-not-call list. Please do not say that you can telephone every day because you’re a political candidate or a non-profit agency. I am a registered and … Continue reading

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I’m dreaming of a green Christmas, just like the ones I’ve never known…

Even though I swore I would not publish a blog more than once or twice a week during the holiday season, here we are in Georgia after eating a pepperoni pizza and drinking a glass of nice white Pinot Grigio for lunch, … Continue reading

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“I believes in Santa Claus with my wholest heart!”

My name is Elsa.  I don’t believe in Santa Claus any more.  I am nine years old.  My mommy and daddy buy me toys from Wal-Mart and Target.  My mommy went to the store really early on Black Friday and … Continue reading

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Ma in her kerchief and I in my cap had just settled down for a long winter’s nap…

…When out in the blogosphere there rose such a clatter, I sprang from my bed to see what was the matter! Seriously, folks, I have severe blogging issues. First, as a preamble, let me explain how lovely it’s been to … Continue reading

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Crab blogger scuttles into shell. And out. And in. And out…

No, no, no.  I am not a “crabby” blogger. Read that title more carefully, please. It says I’m a “crab blogger”. Which means someone of the Cancerian persuasion, born between June 21st and July 22nd.  Our sign is that of the … Continue reading

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Yesterday a Ghost Wrote My Blog.

Yesterday was a bad day in my blogging world. But let’s back up.  I must first interject that 92.6% of my blogging days are good.  As I’m sure you haven’t guessed–I have loved blogging these past three years on WordPress. … Continue reading

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Will you always bring me flowers?

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Holy Ham Raffle

 

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