Monthly Archives: November 2013

No regrets

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept  in, forget  them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. Ralph Waldo Emerson What else need … Continue reading

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In later years she lived in her memories.  They encompassed the early years of settling this land that would soon cradle her old bones.  Back then, the horse and buggy was the means of transport.  Then came the gravel road … Continue reading

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I watched a flock of geese flying into a field and recognized the poignant fact that fall was transitioning into winter.  I sensed a weight of sadness, knowing the individual shimmery colors would be replaced by grey, cold days, and … Continue reading

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