Monthly Archives: July 2012

Forever With Child

Audre Lorde is one of my heroes . She wrote a couple of my favorite poems. One of them is on my mind today because of my friend who became a mother today: Now That I’m Forever With Child   “How the … Continue reading

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The Circle Game

I am thinking of my friend today, who is having her baby, and this song and these words (which have humbled and awed and served as a reminder to me all these years): Your children are not your children. They … Continue reading

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Ray Bradbury’s “Dandelion Wine” on Letting Go of the Past

So I am over halfway through with this and feel it is one of my new favorites. It’s a fictionalized version of Bradbury’s own childhood in the late  20’s in Illinois. A summer novel with just the right amount of … Continue reading

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What I’ve been up to..

Rather than do a big, long post, I thought I would do a visual list of what I’ve been up to lately.. 1. Balcony Garden. I am learning to grow things. 2. A Blue Jay named, “Ninja”. We tamed him. … Continue reading

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On Letting Go

I had planned to add some thoughts later to my last post, regarding letting go of some of those dreams/delusions and “thinking lovely things that are not true”. My thoughts on this have changed recently. Then I saw this. More on … Continue reading

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Hold Fast Yer Dreams

There’s a poem I read when I was a kid that I still remember. The first part of  it kept repeating in my head today: Hold fast your dreams! Within your heart Keep one still, secret spot Where dreams may … Continue reading

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A Girl and Her Ring

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