Category Archives: prose

on wings

Scissors in one hand, hen in the other, a couple of quick snips and the wing tips swirl to the ground. Keeps ‘em from ‘flying the coop’, the farmer says. He releases the hen. She takes a moment to regain … Continue reading

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moving mountains

Some days the mountain sparkles in the sun with its snow-covered slopes. At other times it is invisible behind clouds and fog and – sadly – smog. But it’s always there, always a touchstone when crossing the bridge that takes … Continue reading

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Not Forgotten

John was a conscientious man. He kept a tidy homestead and worked meticulously, plowing straight furrows to plant his fields, crafting a cozy cabin and a sturdy barn, tending his livestock with care. He was a tireless worker, and neighbors … Continue reading

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Autumn Equinox

Today is the first day of autumn. In my hemisphere that signals shorter days, cooling weather, leaves turning color and then dropping, and animals preparing to hunker down for the cold, dark days to come. Autumn is my favorite time … Continue reading

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Weekend Wildcard: All Decked Out

I knew my deck project was a lost cause when I started. Having determined that there was more rotten wood than good, I should have followed everyone’s advice and torn the thing down. But I was determined that I could … Continue reading

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Imagine that

Oh, there you are! My imaginary friend! I’m glad you showed up. I’m feeling a bit sad today. Well, maybe not “sad” so much… just lonely, I guess. Anyway, now that you’re here, let’s play! Wanna sing songs? It’s extra … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee Share 5/28/17

If we were having coffee… I’d offer you some cold brew out on the deck. We’re finally getting some sun and warmth and blue skies and flowers and singing birds. I love it! Now that my kitchen is functional, I’ve … Continue reading

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