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Talking with Letters

The night my blog was named…

It was between winter and spring. Day had ended. The evening was becoming...
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Greenwood, Texas

It is a hot August evening. We drive slowly along the back roads of Wise County, and although the scorching high for the day was 107 degrees, we ride with car windows rolled down and the AC off. We want to savor the sensations of yesteryear-- When we were young and a...

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Danger in the Amazon

Tuesday Slice of Life : April 18, 2017. My grandson-- oldest son of my youngest son-- lives in Ecuador. When he was fifteen, his exploratory walk alone around the grounds of an Amazon jungle resort turned dangerous as he lost his footing and began sliding...

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Poetry Notebook: Day Two

Poetry Friday : April 14, 2017. An Interactive Poetry Notebook. Last year, I shared a post about my interactive poetry notebook: Poetry Notebook: Day One. In this post, I'll share pointers for Day Two. Whereas Day One is about listening--letting the poem flow over...

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Sing

Five Minute Friday and Celebrate this Week : April 21, 2017. I'm linking up with Kate Motaung for Five Minute Friday where bloggers post their 5 minute free writing inspired by a one word prompt.  And I'm linking up with Ruth Ayres where bloggers celebrate each week....

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This I Believe

Celebrate this Week : April 15, 2017  for  Easter Sunday. I am celebrating Easter this week. I took a poem I wrote last year and revised it and gave it a title, "This I Believe," This I Believe Jesus said, "I am he who lives, And was dead, and Behold, I am alive...

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Lessons with EM

Tuesday Slice of Life : April 11, 2017. Solving Problems Too often we give our children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.  --Roger Lewin Big brother TM has been working on his math lesson at the table, and now Mom's checking his work with him. EM, the...

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Rain

Poetry Friday : April 21, 2017. April showers bring May flowers. RAIN Rain Fell on the roof Dripped steadily from eaves Ran in crooked courses Splattered against windows Came gushing out downspouts Upset plans --found in Charlotte's Web by E.B. White © 2015 Alice Nine...

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Empty

00:00:00 (five minutes to write) GO Empty. So often empty precedes want, need, heartache, sorrow, barrenness, vacant, futility. A hungry child holds an empty plate. The milk jug is empty. The flour canister is empty. The cupboards are empty, bare. The gas tank is...

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Celebrating Week #14

Celebrate this Week : April 8, 2017  for  Palm Sunday. This week I celebrate with rejoicing as I remember the Triumphal Entry of Jesus in a story-telling moment, in a music moment, and in a reflective moment. Small moments that are part of my life of faith. A...

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