Second Look Sunday: “The Farmer” – A Story By Basil Rene

Originally posted June 28 2013 The Farmer – A Story By Basil Rene Once, there was a farmer that worked his land from sunrise to sunset, spring through fall. Every day he woke before the sun rose and worked all day only to stop for his lunch which he took every day under an old…

Thinking Out Loud Thursday: Nostradamus

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Wednesday Words Of Wisdom: Hiding Crazy

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Six Word Story Saturday: “The Piano”

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Wednesday Words Of Wisdom: Hate

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Second Look Sunday: “Hitting The Fan”

Originally posted June 2013 These past few days have been extremely busy for me at work. I worked four 16 hour days in a row and with the current heat in the northeast US with bad air quality, it has not been easy. Add to that two nights of lousy sleep and I feel like…

Thinking Out Loud Thursday: Complexions

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Wednesday Words Of Wisdom: Fame

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Second Look Sunday: For My Cousin

Originally Posted May 22, 2013 As a boy, my favorite cousin, Fay, was about 20 years older than me and she was fun. She had three children around my age that I played with frequently. The middle child, Stacy, was exactly like Fay in every way and we got along great despite she being a…

Yep, I Have Yet Another Blog

I already have two blogs here on WordPress, and now the crazy person that I am apparently does not think I have enough on my plate, so I start a new blog. This new one is just photography though. No expounding on life. Check the blog here

Good Deeds Are Sometimes Best Left In Your Heart

Today I pulled up behind a car at a red light in a left turn only lane, driven by an elderly lady. Her car was too far from the line to be registered by the sensor so the light never turned green. After the other lights turned green a couple of times I contemplated tooting…

Wednesday Words Of Wisdom: Ending Misery

All too often you hear people bitch and moan about their life. No one can ever make you do anything. You always have the option to refuse. You may probably lose your job or your partner but you will keep your integrity. Rather than be miserable, find the joy and love in your job, your…

This Church’s Nativity Depicts The Holy Family Separated At The Border

“Claremont United Methodist Church transformed its Christmas nativity scene into a powerful statement about family separation by caging their figures of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph and releasing a theological statement on the United States’ treatment of refugees. ” — Read on mashable.com/article/claremont-umc-nativity-scene-family-separation/

Wednesday Words Of Wisdom: Life Lessons

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Dropping Strawberries: The State Of Humanity On A Grocery Floor

Today I was leaving the supermarket and a woman’s pack of strawberries fell out of her packed shopping cart, scattering strawberries all over the floor at the exit. There were three other customers, a couple and a woman besides myself exiting and an employee of the supermarket right there. The couple, who were right next…

If You Are Not Racist Then Why Bring Up Race?

People love to proudly announce they are not racist, and in their heads, they are in no way racist, yet those same people will tell you a story about an incident they had with a person and if they are not the same race as themselves, they will more than likely mention the other person’s…

Lyrics To Live By: Learn To Love Yourself

In 1971 as a nine year old boy, I heard this angelic voice on the TV and later learned it was Olivia Newton John. For the past 48 years I have listened to her music through good times and bad and is by far my favorite artists of all time. This song, “Learn To Love…

9/11. Always Remember

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Dealing With … People

In general, I dislike crowds of people. I prefer to take my vacation after summer when kids are back in school and vacation spots are quiet. I just spent some time in a beach town that is considered the playground for the ultra wealthy. I am very sensitive to rude, discourteous, ill mannered and obnoxious people…

A Beautiful Message From A Friend

For people that live with and love their four legged friends as if they were human, we all know how hard it is when they pass on. Honestly, it is almost always unbearable. Yet, we continue to bring those beautiful dogs, cats, birds etc. into our lives knowing full well that we will more than…

Thank You Mum.

For mum. I miss you. I love you. All I have and all I feel Is all because of you All I reap is all I sow And love is our living proof Thank you for life Thank you for everything I stand here in Grace and Gratitude And I thank you … Seasons come…

Thoughtless Thursday: 8.22.19

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