Monthly Archives: December 2018

Happy New Year

It’s New Year’s Eve afternoon and I sit here at my kitchen table while the woodstove warms  I I think back on 2018, and all of the people I have met from the places I visited like Ireland,  and New … Continue reading

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Take Joy

      We dwell each day in darkness longer than light. Soon, little by little, the light returns. The sun doesn’t clear the tall hemlocks until 9:15 am. It’s below the trees by one pm, so the shadows begin … Continue reading

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Readers Response– What is Precious

This response is from Sharon Harmon, of Royalston MA. Thank you, Sharon.                                                       LITTLE … Continue reading

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Readers Respond– What is Precious

I’ve asked readers to respond to my What is Precious posting.  This is the first response. I look forward to sharing more stories from all of you from all parts of the world.  This response comes from Dorothy, in Western … Continue reading

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what becomes precious

One artifact that I brought out of childhood into my current age is a maple three drawer bureau. My parents took me to the furniture store, our first shopping expedition together. When they chose this bureau I was disappointed, but … Continue reading

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Mr. Rice’s Bull

I’ve walked over to Inishkeel (Inis Caol) off the coast of Donegal Ireland when the tide is almost at its lowest. several times.  Each time,I read this sign and I imagine hopping over the wire fence. It looks so beautiful  … Continue reading

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Good News

Friday Night I placed as the third winner in the Beal Poetry Competition in Massachusetts for a poem called Hye Holiday… and sorry, I can’t yet print it here as it hasn’t yet been published.     Today I also … Continue reading

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