Tag Archives: spring

Let Me Outside!

Oh, let me outside! Outside – oh, outside!  A blue strip of sky pokes through the gray cloud with the promise of spring.  Lift me up, move me along, let me float through the clouds.  Let my mind take flight … Continue reading

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The Family Dog

When Lola conceded to getting a family dog, she knew exactly what she was getting into.  A family dog, as the script reads so often, becomes the responsibility of the parents.  “Jazz” was just a pup when she came home. … Continue reading

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Turn, turn, turn

“To everything – turn, turn, turn There is a season – turn, turn, turn And a time to every purpose under Heaven A time to be born, a time to die A time to plant, a time to reap A … Continue reading

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The Window

I walk past his room and peek in.   It is empty.  There is very little evidence that Ben was even there – other than the bed sheets are not as straight as they ought to be and the odd … Continue reading

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Sometimes – there are moments when…

Sometimes There are moments when It seems so unfair Why me? I guess I’m just like everyone else who feels sorry for themselves Sometimes I resent the spring and all the wonderful things it brings Especially when I am so … Continue reading

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And so am I

Haze Days This is my favorite time of the year.  It only lasts for a few days and then it is gone for another full year.  If you blinked, it would be over.  My cousin, Jan, referred to it as … Continue reading

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Round and round

“Mom, I don’t know what to do with myself.  I want to do – but I don’t have the energy.” “Just rest, Stacey.  Read a book.” “I don’t really feel like reading a book – I’d rather be in my … Continue reading

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Six White Tulips

Six White Tulips Six white tulips sitting on the step The first I planted quickly and will grow so soon I bet Kevin called me over and he said, “Five more tulips sitting on the step”. Five white tulips waiting … Continue reading

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Standing on the precipice from winter to spring

Standing on the precipice from winter to spring – it seems that time just stands still.  There is no hurry.  The ground still sleeps.  It takes time to wake up having slept so long and so deep.  Like my body, … Continue reading

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The message revealed in the lyrics

“Beneath this snowy mantle cold and clean The unborn grass lies waiting For its coat to turn to green The snowbird sings the song he always sings And speaks to me of flowers That will bloom again in spring” Read … Continue reading

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