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Dec.15.2009
Today,21 years ago, I sat at your dying bedside, holding your hand, as you breathed your last breaths, I told you would would be with Daddy soon (we had not told you he died earlier this same year) And I thought of the first time I lost you A bewildered child of eight, who,despite the violent...
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Dec.13.2009
Each day I listen,awake and hopeful That the sounds of silence will end The silence that you choose NO matter what I try to say to you And each day at its end Your silent words enter my heart and my soul my prayers unanswered, My words ignored, And sometimes,still,the tears come But with them come...
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Dec.13.2009
Last night I had the Privilege of attending a concert of Irish Christmas music at my church.  The artists were Matt and Shannon Heaton,hailing from Medford Massachusetts. Where our Pastor lived before coming to our Church in Swarthmore. Shannon sings and plays a variety of flutes, Matt plays(...
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Dec.12.2009
The Grandkids came over Thursday night to trim the tree.  Meg's DH was away in Germany on business.So ,to the music on Meg's ipod,we listened to Part 1 of Handel's Messiah" my very favorite classical oratorio for Christmas,having sung it twice. Meg adjusted the lights a little,and Will...
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Dec.10.2009
I may be in the minority here,but I feel sorry forTiger and his family.  what would have been a private thing were he not famous, has become the#1 gossip of the day!  why do people seem to groove on this stuff?  Is it because it takes the finger pointing away from themselves? Nobody knows what goes...
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Dec.10.2009
Last night I attended a free energy healing clinic which is offered every Wednesday night.  With the holidays closing in the room was packed with men and women(mostly women)waiting for a 15 miniiute energy healing  session.  Now some of you may be skeptical of this,especially since the director...
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Dec.09.2009
Winter...so many plusses and minuses, like life.  I do enjoy all the seasons,and where I live we get to see the changes of each one.I would not want to live in a place where the weather is the same all the time. I feel better in the winter because I do not like hot weather,unless a body of water is...
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Dec.08.2009
Yesterday I responded to another blogger about what to do to get kids with learning differences interested in reading.  today I met with my dear friend,Janet Goldstein,editor of Townsend Press(www.townsendpress.com) and got her permission to use her name and company to help anyone on this site who...
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Dec.07.2009
The leaving(as I see it)    As you feel your profound sadness marbling the meat of your soul   AS you feel your deepest gratitude   What am I thinking?   I am thinking that you hold a part of me still   As I do you.   And in coming for yourself, dear friend   You gave a part of you   For me to hold...
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Dec.06.2009
Here it is,two and a half weeks before Christmas,and i cant seem to get myself going in what I "should" be doing. I lollygag the days away,doing everything BUT writing out Christmas cards,shopping at the malls,Wrapping and sending..And I think I know why. I dont really enjoy this part of...
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Dec.06.2009
Today is a cold December Sunday with a waning gibbous moon. I awoke with that foggy feeling I sometimes get that the day might hve a "funny" tilt to it. I managed to get up and perform my morning ablutions,find an outfit that fit me for church,and get out the door on time.so far,so good...
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Dec.04.2009
What is he doing today? Each day I wonder what is he doing today? Is he,right now,sitting at his laptop Creating another poem? Or writing a friend, Or calling his son? Is he having a cup of coffee,maybe with his best friend Before going to work at the printing press? Or is he going to build a...
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Dec.03.2009
It was an off day today(the hoards usually flock to the malls on the weekends),and, since I didn't have to work today I got up early to tackle the stores in hopes of getting something done. Now,I have ADHD,and going into the huge stores like Marshalls is a mind-blowing experience for one with...
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Dec.02.2009
What a great topic this week,redroom!  I want to recommend the Outlander Series by Diana Gabaldon.There are seven books in all,and it is best to read them in order.I will caution you,the books are long,800-1000 pages,but are a readers delight if you really want to be taken away,there is everything...
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Nov.29.2009
AS I write I hear the roar of Eagles fans in the background.My husband occasionally yells at the tv,cursing out the plays of errant players. My son joins him,quietly working on his computer logging in plays,scores,etc.  During halftime,my DH stomps into the kitchen,once gain trying to fix the clog...
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