Category Archives: acceptance

In The Whispers of the Wind

(Thanks for the inspiration, Colleen Brown (https://bikecolleenbrown.wordpress.com/2018/07/09/i-listen-for-the-whisper/) If I sit still enough If I sit long enough and If I am quiet enough – I hear the voices… They are whispers of the past.  They are promises of today and … Continue reading

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The North-West Winds

The wind blows in from north-west today A wind of grit and grime And what do you suppose will bring that wind Which gusts from time to time? The trees, they quiver then stand quite still Not sure which way … Continue reading

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What’s in Your DNA?

“Not to worry, Stacey.  I know you are not a criminal.” Well, I knew I wasn’t too.  But it still made me review my life with a fine tooth comb and really think hard about whether I should have “released … Continue reading

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More – Revisited

A memory from facebook popped up on my feed this morning.  It was a post I had written one year ago today and was entitled, “More“.  I read it.  I remembered how full of hope I was at the time, … Continue reading

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54

In one week from today, I’ll be 54.  I used to think that was ancient.  I used to think that was so far away.  More than a half century of living – how have I changed? I have more wrinkles, … Continue reading

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I’ll See You in My Dreams

When I was young, I walked alone Or at least that’s what I thought It was only me, myself, and I I was well schooled – but never taught And as I grew, I began to learn That “me” was … Continue reading

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It Takes Courage – and Maybe Some Tulips

I cancelled my appointment with Dr. Singh on Wednesday.  I just didn’t have the guts to find out how I was doing.  You’d think that I’d be used to it by now – once a month appointments.  Nope.  Every visit … Continue reading

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Get on with Living

The day began much the same way as the previous day had ended; Amy was snuggled in her faux-fur blanket in her uber-warm bed.  She liked to be there to “recover” from life’s events whether the event was a walk, … Continue reading

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In the Land of the Living

I woke up with a depression hang-over this morning.  It felt somewhat like a brain-bruise, and injury that is trying to heal but reminds you that you ought not to use that muscle again, or bone again… or emotion again. … Continue reading

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I could have danced all night

“I could have danced all night, I could have danced all night and still have begged for more. I could have spread my wings and done a thousand things, I’ve never done before.” – My Fair Lady Oh, those lyrics. … Continue reading

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