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“Speak to us of Reason and Passion.”

Reason and Passion~~by Khalil Gibran “And the priestess spoke again and said: “Speak to us of Reason and Passion.” And he answered saying: Your soul is oftentimes a battlefield, upon which your reason and your judgment wage war against passion … Continue reading

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Sorry, Charlie. I didn’t mean it!

Goodness!  I haven’t told you any personal stories in a whole week. Now that we have impersonal cloud photos, perhaps it’s time to personalize the blog. Let’s see.  What can I tell you? Today is Day 17 of the Gratitude … Continue reading

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Turn around, bright eyes

Turning (photo by Susan D) turn around, bright eyes turn around, bright world turn around, shadow river turn around and sing your song, again and again, the melody of  river your bed and the sun overhead setting and rising, setting … Continue reading

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Ordinary yet extra-ordinary moments

A day is so often filled with many ordinary–yet extra-ordinary–moments.  If we’re speeding too fast along the highway of life we miss these precious moments.  We gloss over them.  We let them pass without realizing their precious nature, without saying … Continue reading

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To blog or not to blog…that is the question (and a little Hafiz too)

All day long I thought “Should I blog today?”  I have some great leftover bright sky photos.  Sunshine photos.  But is it cheating to keep publishing blue sky photos when it’s gray and lightly snowing?  And if one doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Playing with the Queen of Hearts

Hello again, dear friends and family. Ready for the daily update? First of all, Upper Michigan languishes in gray.  We’ve talked about this before.  Gray skies, blueish gray snow, gray faces, gray dispositions.  OK, I’m kind of kidding about the … Continue reading

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