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sherrie-theriault's picture
Aug.18.2012
  August 18   DON’T BE     Don’t be stupid. Don’t be crazy. Don’t be anything out of the ordinary. Don’t be angry. Don’t be hateful. Just don’t be that way. Don’t be sad. Don’t be mopey. Smile for the camera. And pretend for everyone. I wondered often why I felt like dying and...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Aug.11.2012
  August 11   I KNOW     I know more than I understand.  I know more than I let on.  I know right from wrong, left from right, uphill from down.  I know you have my best interest at heart.  I know I often don’t.  I know it hurts when I fall but holding...
raymond-mallette's picture
Jun.26.2012
     Having breakfast with the old timer before he and I went to work on his chimney, George asked if I wanted anything to eat.     "No," I said casually. "I ate on the way here, but thank you."      As I sat there waiting for him to finish his...
mary-wilkinson's picture
Mar.01.2012
There is nothing quite like a walk on the beach to clear the head and get things into perspective. So as the day evolved into another mild, sunny afternoon I managed to pry H away from his desk, load up the dogs and head off to what we call 'the swamp', a much loved walk taken by locals and...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Feb.18.2012
Emotional abuse is often undetected, leaving in its wake deep scars.  In the raising of children it’s quite a set up. Your parents are supposed to use their wisdom to guide you, to teach you right from wrong. But in many homes there is little wisdom and the guidance is a whiplash of verbal...
jacqueline-mitchell's picture
Feb.16.2012
Past, Present and Now, blended in the one Tapestry of Life, these points can collide and momentarily you can be immediately back in a life that happened before.    Last night when I went to bed the energy was weird, surreal, swirling. I lie down in the bed and the room swirls, I sit up...
michael-seidel's picture
Feb.15.2012
I thumbed my nose at the world this week, them with all their knowledge. The hell with them. My wife made us cheesy broccoli soup this week, and I ate bread with it. That's right, bread. With butter on it.  Salted...butter.  Show me your stats about salt and sodium, I don't care, I...
eric-p-nichols's picture
Dec.04.2011
Norm Crosby, that brilliant bungler of the King's English describes his college roommate, who knew everything about everything as "...a regular suppository of knowledge." Ah yes.....I now have something to aspire to.  I want to be known as a regular suppository of knowledge.  I realized...
annette-talbert's picture
Oct.28.2011
My son and I were sitting around chatting late this afternoon when we began to talk about his older brother, and how much we were looking forward to seeing him Thanksgiving weekend. Keith told me that he and his brother shared a great conversation (via text message) the other day. The conversation...
marissa-mullins's picture
Oct.20.2011
The Red Sunblazes some newtruth – you fillyourself up onits hot-wet flow.Turn, to walk away – wiseas your skin peels, flakesaway – like ash – nothingbut extra weight, you say. The hairon your head singes,turns dark blue, slipsfrom your scalp,strand by strand. Nothingbut aggravation, you say. Your...