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To School Through the Fields

I just finished a little book that I’ve been reading as a reference for Periwinkle. A sweet little memoir written by Alice Taylor about her childhood growing up in rural Ireland, County Cork to be exact. Such a simple account … Continue reading

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The mountain top experience. You don’t have to make believe!

You could imagine how wonderful it is to fly above the clouds, not seated in a chair in a silver tube that shakes and rattles, but with arms outstretched against the wind, the smell of earth beneath you. You could … Continue reading

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Chief Seattle’s Thoughts (and a few of my photos)

That destiny is a mystery to us, for we do not understand when the buffalo are all slaughtered, the wild horses are tamed, the secret corners of the forest heavy with the scent of many men and the view of the ripe hills blotted by talking wires.

Where is the thicket? Gone. Where is the eagle? Gone. The end of living and the beginning of survival. Continue reading

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A to Z R is for Robin Goodfellow

Shakespeare may have ruined Robin Goodfellow’s name in A Midsummer’s Night Dream. Reading the folklore, I would much rather think that he was, instead of the impish sprite Puck, the handsome young half-fae with a name Robin. Perhaps I can … Continue reading

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Inspire to Inspire!

I found this poem on my daughter’s Facebook page, she’s forever writing poems. I told her I was going to blog it and along with a thumbs up she told me my painting that I did several years ago is … Continue reading

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