Monthly Archives: September 2018

Taos Pueblo, Ancient Lands

  Taos Pueblo is a world UNESCO site and the people have lived here continually for at least 1000 years.Taos Pueblo is a sovereign nation with a long history of its own, as well as its difficulties with Spanish Rule … Continue reading

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Taos New Mexico, High Altitudes​​ Culture

I visited Taos in 30 years ago. Back then a painter named Ouray Meyers suggested a camping spot high in the mountains. Following his directions, we found a paradise that included cattle that grazed a safe distance away.  We set … Continue reading

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Good things Happened This Week

A shout out and thanks to Writers Digest. My poem The Grandmother’s Wish was named an Honorable Mention in the Non-rhyming Poetry categoryy for the 87th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition. Also , thanks to http://www.bellaonline.com/review/. I’ve just had a poem … Continue reading

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Moss Brook mid-September​

Warm, cold, golden-green leaves and bright yellow goldenrod fill the field. Purple asters bloom near the roadside.  The last hurrah happens in the garden– plenty of kale and the squash is setting. In the background, I  hear Moss Brook run and splash, … Continue reading

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Voting in America

  I’m really only writing about voting in Warwick, but that didn’t sound as catchy…. but in a town of less than 800 people, it’s perhaps more personal and more interesting.   The photograph above is the town hall, the only … Continue reading

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Franklin County Fair Celebrates Harvest

The Franklin County fair is the longest ongoing fair in the United States.  It’s been happening each September since 1848.  This is a peek  inside.  Anyone can enter something that they’ve made or grown, or farm animals they care for. … Continue reading

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Thanks to Crossway Magazine, Ireland

  Thanks to David Jordan. I’ve a poem published in the Autumn Crossways magazine.        https://crosswayslit.com/348-2/

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flying home again

I’ve always appreciated that each plane is blessed and named for a saint. This is my reason for flying Aer Lingus.   My first two nights of sleep were punctuated by my waking up Ireland time, ready to go down the … Continue reading

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A little Street Art

The street art sometimes takes me by surprise like this by Tara Dart station. I missed the crossing light just gazing & taking it in. I took the train south to Dalkey, about 5 kl so of dublin, where I … Continue reading

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