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Kala Joy 20130817

I wrote a poem today (and made a cake)…

Let her eat cake A poem for Kala Joy I stand at the sink washing dishes No matter what else has happened So must the dishes In this case The dishes are a sidenote of joy Against a backdrop of melancholy The news filtered in this afternoon Social media lit up with remembrances With photos […]

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Mom in Curacao

It’s never too late to start

Today would have been my mother’s 59th birthday. That means tonight I do my annual pilgrimage to the Bingo Hall to play in her honor. Last year I won for the first time since her death (I only go once a year, so 1 win in 8 times). And at the moment I won, the […]

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The Day

This is a poem I wrote the night of Sept 11 when I could not yet sleep. I think I may have lost it on an old computer and had been looking for it recently, but an old friend spontaneously posted it to my Facebook wall this morning. Another loving reminder of how I am […]

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My misspent youth – a trip down memory lane…

Wow…while looking for something else entirely, I came across some journals from 1995-1997. Boy, I was a busy girl with a *lot* of boys and drama in of my life. Sometimes I still miss it, but I also found a beautiful scared entry I wrote about meeting my husband. I wrote the entry sometime in […]

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Social Responsibility vs Social Irresponsibility

It has felt for some time like there is a great tension in the world between the forces of social responsibility vs. social irresponsibility. Is the socially responsibility environmental movement actually gaining traction against the wheels of corporate machines and governmental lackadaisicalness combined with population growth? Or, is there an exponential growth on the irresponsibility […]

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