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Gratitude Sunday: Skin

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “Hatred is the fury of those who do not share our goals, and its object is death and destruction. Anger is a grief of distortions between peers, and its object is change.” Audre … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Masked For Memorial Day

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.” Oscar Wilde Sunday Haiku Warming trend, brief wind, gray sky, clouds … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: What’s In A Name?

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” William Shakespeare from Romeo and Juliet, Act II Scene II Sunday Haiku Spring showers too late for April, dampen … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: First Empty Nest Mother’s Day

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.” Eleanor Roosevelt Sunday Haiku Breeze carries … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Shopping And Taxes

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “In theory, taxes should be like shopping. What I buy is government services. What I pay are my taxes.” P. J. O’Rourke Sunday Haiku Bluebells shaded by brown barked tree leaning against rickety … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Another One Done

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “Even the mundane task of washing dishes by hand is an example of the small tasks and personal activities that once filled people’s daily lives with a sense of achievement.” B. F. Skinner … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Uncertainty When Exiled For The Sake Of The Realm

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “If isolation tempers the strong, it is the stumbling-block of the uncertain.” Paul Cezanne Sunday Haiku Jokester sun: not warm; bright, but chilling, clearly smudged; fuzzy non-comfort. Sunday Musings I don’t know about … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Victory Garden 2020

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “My grandmother had a courtyard of animals, like goats and chickens. She made ricotta cheese, cooked with potatoes warm from the garden, grew everything from beans to wheat. It was simple, seasonal food, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Growing Older Together

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” Lao Tzu Sunday Haiku One green shoot bursts … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Call Me

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.” Ambrose Bierce in The Devil’s Dictionary (satire) Sunday Haiku Cloud, sun, breeze, … Continue reading

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