Category Archives: History

Gratitude Sunday: Nag, Nag, Nag

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito.” Anita Roddick Sunday Haiku First nip of crisp air, chrysanthemums bloom fiercely against autumn’s threats. … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: The United States Of America Is A Lie

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable.” Simone de Beauvoir Sunday Haiku August memories, frivolous grasshopper days, warm campfire evenings. Sunday Musings The United States of America … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: What’s The Difference?

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” Mahatma Gandhi Sunday Haiku Japanese pine, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: The Queen’s New Bed: Part Deux

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed, but fine … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Grief’s Summer Project 2.0

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.” Confucius Sunday Haiku Overcast morn brings afternoon’s humidity, evening’s soggy heat. Sunday Musings As hard as I try not to dwell, summers … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: This Very Now

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Meanwhile time flies; it flies never to be regained.” Virgil Sunday Haiku Clouds obscure morning sun, afternoon clears, lighting bright robust roses. Sunday Musings Time is an odd thing. You can’t hold … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Independence? It’s All Political

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “I claim that human mind or human society is not divided into watertight compartments called social, political, and religious. All act and react upon one another.” Mahatma Gandhi Sunday Haiku Unstable weather: … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: A Wild Variety Of Abundance

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “You don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone.” Joni Mitchell Sunday Haiku Light so bright it hurts eyes accustomed to leafy green graceful branches. Sunday Musings Abundance is such a lovely … Continue reading

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Gratutude Sunday: Living La No Bootstrap Loca

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “It’s all right to tell a man to lift himself by his own bootstraps, but it is cruel jest to say to a bootless man that he ought to lift himself by … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: A Memorial Day For All

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Service is the rent you pay for room on this earth.” Shirley Chisholm Sunday Haiku One freaky warm week belies cooler spring days to follow; shawl weather. Sunday Musings As we come … Continue reading

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