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Yesterday (OR WHY CRY OVER SPILT MILK)

Yesterday (OR WHY CRY OVER SPILT MILK)

Were you ever told to not cry over spilt milk? I'm not sure I was.  I think I was yelled at for the spill.  In spite of that or because of that I h...

What is Christmas about (OR HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT)

What is Christmas about (OR HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT)

Did you ever do "hidden pictures" as a kid?  You know what I mean, where you have to find the objects cleverly hidden inside of other objects in a ...

Wedding Bells Ring (OR MIRACLES DO HAPPEN)

Wedding Bells Ring (OR MIRACLES DO HAPPEN)

My late husband died suddenly of a heart attack without any warning. As I grieved,  I was quite sure I was done - as in done with male/female relat...

Color Friday (OR WHY I AM BOYCOTTING BLACK FRIDAY)

Color Friday (OR WHY I AM BOYCOTTING BLACK FRIDAY)

I have nothing against black.  Actually I like wearing it a lot.  And I've used it for a few of my poems on canvas. I have nothing against discount...

How To Be Thankful (OR WHAT DOES TURKEY HAVE TO DO WITH IT)

How To Be Thankful (OR WHAT DOES TURKEY HAVE TO DO WITH IT)

How grateful are you on a scale of 1-10?  What are the factors that determine it?  Does it depend on your circumstances right now?  Does it depend ...

What Do You Dream About? (OR ARE YOU STILL ALIVE?)

What Do You Dream About? (OR ARE YOU STILL ALIVE?)

Do you still have dreams or have you given up on them as nonsense. Do you see that word "non-sense."  Does it make sense to have  dreams, desires? ...

Heroes (OR WHY MEN GET A BAD RAP and/or A NEW RECIPE FOR CONNECTION)

Heroes (OR WHY MEN GET A BAD RAP and/or A NEW RECIPE FOR CONNECTION)

Women: do you ever get annoyed when the men in your life try to solve your problems?  Men: do you ever get annoyed when the women in your life get ...

What Is Inspiration? (OR GOD IS LIMITLESSLY CREATIVE)

What Is Inspiration? (OR GOD IS LIMITLESSLY CREATIVE)

I visited an art show the other day and was amazed at one person's photographs of what I would call old building landscapes.  Such beauty in the co...

Fabulous Fun (OR PARTYING AT SAN MARINO CLUB FOR BIG FAMILY)

Fabulous Fun (OR PARTYING AT SAN MARINO CLUB FOR BIG FAMILY)

Last night I went to the Big Family of Michigan annual auction.  I took some of my poem pieces to be in their auction.  It is stretching to let go ...

Bringing Joy to Foster Children (OR WHAT IS BIG FAMILY OF MICHIGAN)

Bringing Joy to Foster Children (OR WHAT IS BIG FAMILY OF MICHIGAN)

It's officially Fall so today I'm spotlighting another of my fav orgs, Big Family of Michigan because they have their annual gala and auction on Oc...

I Am Free to Be (Or Own Your Own Stuff)

I Am Free to Be (Or Own Your Own Stuff)

The blame game just doesn't cut it with me.  I know that when I am apt to say "you made me feel...(fill in blank)" that I am not upset but set up t...

Family (OR WHAT KIND OF GROUP ARE WE?)

Family (OR WHAT KIND OF GROUP ARE WE?)

FAMILY.  A loaded word if ever there was one.  The complexion of each Family is written on the personalities of all involved.  Family is a poem abo...